MORMUL, Sister Joan Elizabeth, O.S.B
Sister Joan Mormul of St.Benedict’s Monastery, Winnipeg, passed away at Holy Family Home on October 18, 2021. Besides her Benedictine community Sister Joan is survived by her brother, Jack and sister-in-law, Maggie, her niece Jennifer and nephew Jeff of Peterborough, Ontario and their respective families. She was predeceased by her father John in 1978 and her mother Nellie in 2015.
Joan was born in her parent’s home in Gilbert Plains, Manitoba, the first-born of two children. She entered St.Benedict’s Monastery in Arborg, Manitoba in 1958. Joan became a teacher, teaching at St.Benedict’s Academy and Morrison Schools in Winnipeg and in several schools in the Catholic Separate School District in Calgary, Alberta. She earned her AMM as a voice teacher and post-graduate degrees in Liturgy and Music from St. Joseph’s College in Indiana and Theology from Regis College, Toronto.