Sister Janet Schumacher celebrates 60th Jubilee
May 26, 2021
Sister Janet Schumacher celebrated her 60th Jubilee with the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Aberdeen.
Sister Janet is a native of Ipswich, the daughter of Michael P. and Philomena (Dosch) Schumacher.
She earned a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Northern State in Aberdeen and a Masters in Theological/Pastoral Studies at Jesuit School of Theology, Loyola University, Chicago, Ill.
She expressed her love of learning with elementary students in Catholic schools in South Dakota and Minnesota. For the last 40 years she has been inspired while both receiving and sharing her boundless spiritual gifts through retreats, spiritual direction and pastoral care.
Sister Janet was the Spiritual Care Coordinator at the June E. Nylen Cancer Center in Sioux City, Iowa.
Adapting due to Covid-19, Sister Janet continues her Spiritual Direction Ministries and Hospice Volunteer Service in the Siouxland areas. She serves on the Avera Holy Family Board, Estherville, Iowa and supports the work of Environmental Justice and Siouxland Against Human Trafficking.
Sister Janet enjoys gardening, contemplative music and learning about different cultures.