Sister Mary Joseph
Olson was the daughter of Elmer and Elsie Olson. She grew up in Oak Park, Illinois and was baptized February 10, 1947 at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church. She entered the Sancta Clara Monastery in Canton, Ohio in February 3, 1950 and received her name in religion on April 21, 1951.
- "Sister Mary Joseph" obituary (July 21, 2009) Cullman Times
- Garrison, Greg (July 25, 2009) "Nun who co-founded monastery dies." The Birmingham News