Sister Ruth Margaret Raupp

Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet (CSJ)
Jubilee year: 
70th, reception
Birth name: 
Barbara Jane Raupp
Decatur, Ill.
First profession: 
Final profession: 

Bachelor’s in philosophy, Fontbonne College, St. Louis, 1943

Master’s in philosophy, St. Louis University, St. Louis, 1955

Service in the archdiocese: 

Teacher, All Saints Grade School, 1949-51

Teacher, St. Anthony of Padua Grade School, 1951-53

Student, St. Louis University, 1953-54

Teacher, St. Roch Grade School, 1954-55

Administrative staff, Fontbonne College, St. Louis, 1964-71

Regional superior and provincial councilor, St. Joseph Provincialate, St. Louis, 1971-77

Assistant province superior, St. Joseph Provincialate, 1977-84

Spiritual director, St. Joseph Provincial House, St. Louis, 1986-91

Assistant administrator, St. Joseph Provincial House, 1987-88

Co-administrator, St. Joseph Provincial House, 1988-91

Hospitality coordinator, St. Joseph Provincial House, 1997-2001

Volunteer, Carondelet Family Literacy Program, St. Louis, 2002-07

Hospitality liaison, St. Joseph Provincial House, 2002-11

Prayer and presence, Nazareth Living Center, St. Louis, 2011-present

Service outside of the archdiocese: 

Served in St. Joseph and Kansas City, Mo.; Peoria, Ill.; and Honolulu, Hawaii