Sister Stella Marie Karls, CSA Oral History

Sister Stella Marie Karls, CSA, is a Sister of the Congregation of Saint Agnes in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. She is a passionate, loving, open, and honest individual. Born in Waunakee, Wisconsin, she has been a member of the Sisters of St. Agnes for sixty years, after receiving a true calling from God at the age of 22. She ministered as a teacher for 37 years; eighteen of which she taught first grade, and absolutely adored working with the children and watching them grow. While growing up on a farm with twelve siblings, her family was very supportive and approving of her decision to become a nun. In her free time she appreciates working with the elderly, having conversations with others based on faith and religion, and spending time with family members and friends; but most of all she enjoys making a difference in the lives of others, acting justly, loving tenderly, and walking humbly with God!

About Crystal Sales

Crystal Sales is a farm girl from Green Lake, Wisconsin, who is a junior majoring in early childhood/elementary education with a minor in religious education at Marian University. She is a hardworking, dedicated, focused, positive, and kind individual who is very passionate about her studies and helping others. One day she aspires to teach children and help them grow. When not studying or working, she enjoys spending time with her loving family members and friends! During the Spring of 2015 she was paired with Sister Stella Marie Karls, CSA; a Sister of the Congregation of Saint Agnes.