Sister Julie is a member of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) of Monroe, Michigan. She holds a master’s degree in theology from Regis College, the Jesuit School of Theology at the University of Toronto. Before engaging A Nun’s Life Ministry on a full-time basis, she worked for a number of Catholic organizations, including Loyola Press in Chicago. A professional writer, Sister Julie writes regularly for Global Sisters Report. She also coaches religious communities and other Catholic organizations to better leverage social media to foster a culture of vocation. Sister Julie is an avid biker, Star Wars fan, and technology enthusiast.
Sister Maxine is a member of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) of Monroe, Michigan. She has master’s degrees in theology and in advertising. Prior to co-founding A Nun’s Life, Sister Maxine had extensive experience in Corporate Communications. Sister Maxine writes regularly for Global Sisters Report. She also trains religious communities and other Catholic organizations to implement social media to advance a culture of vocation. Sister Maxine is an accomplished martial artist, avid biker, and history buff.
Sister Julie is a member of the Sisters of Saint Francis, Sylvania, Ohio, who served as the Sacristan for her congregation’s chapel for 22 years. Prior to joining A Nun’s Life Ministry, she served for five years as Congregational Vocation Minister for her Sylvania Franciscan community. During that time, she was a member of the National Religious Vocation Conference and was active in NRVC Region 6. She also served on the Detroit Archdiocesan Vocation Association team and the Toledo Area Vocation Ministers Team. Sister Julie is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant and has long served in health care ministry. Sister Julie loves the outdoors and is happiest when she is camping.