Presentation Sister Stephanie Still to head US bishops’ religious retirement office
September 12th, 2016
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on Aug. 26 announced the appointment of Presentation Sister Stephanie Still as director of the USCCB’s National Religious Retirement Office.
Sister Stephanie has served as president of the Presentation Sisters of the Blessed Virgin Mary since 2010 and previously held positions within her community as communicator/vocations director and councilor. Sister Stephanie taught social studies for 11 years at her community’s Presentation High School in San Jose and has served on the national board of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious.
She holds an undergraduate degree in history and graduate degree in curriculum design and instructional research from UC Berkeley as well as a certificate in spiritual direction from the Mercy Retreat Center, Burlingame.
“I am very honored to be selected to administer the programs and follow in the footsteps of the previous leaders of NRRO,” Sister Stephanie, who will move to the nation’s capital to serve in the new job, told Catholic San Francisco.
The appointment was made by Msgr. J. Brian Bransfield, USCCB general secretary, and will take effect October 3.
“I am confident that Sister Still’s skills and background offers the NRRO well-established expertise that will complement and strengthen the office in service to the bishops,” Msgr. Bransfield said.
From September 15, 2016 issue of Catholic San Francisco.