Sister Joan Groschen, CSJ is a Sister of Joseph of Carondelet. She grew up in North Minneapolis attending Ascension Parish. She joined the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1948 and taught elementary school for 20 years. After teaching she served as the director of religious education in parishes and also worked in the diocese of New Ulm. She is an avid stamp collector; in her collection she holds a stamp from every country in the world. The money she earns from her collections goes a missionary in Peru.