Sister Barbara Jean Franklin

Order: 
Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC)
Jubilee year: 
50th profession
Birthplace: 
Prairie du Rocher, Ill.
Entrance: 
1964
First profession: 
1966
Final profession: 
1971
Education: 

Bachelor's in English, St. Louis University, 1969.

Master's in education administration and supervision, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Ill. 1981

Master's in adult education, Regis College, Denver 1985

Service in the archdiocese: 

Adorers of the Blood of Christ leader of U.S. Region, St. Louis, 2000-06

Service outside of the archdiocese: 

Teacher and principal at parishes in Illinois, 1969-73, 1975-87

Teacher at Visitation School in Vienna, Mo., 1973-74

Associate director of diocesan Office of Education, Springfield, Ill., 1987-91

Treasurer of ASC Ruma Province, Ruma, Ill., 1991-95 

Treasurer of ASC Ruma and Columbia Provinces, 1995-2000

Author and speaker, 2008-present

Ruma Center property director, Ruma, 2009-present

About me: 

She has been co-director of ASC Ministry of Vocations since 2013. She enjoys nature, writing, literature and hearty laughter.