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Educating and Serving Philadelphia’s Immigrant Community


Sister Judy Ridley, SSJ

Volunteer Coordinator

Sister Judy Ridley entered the novitiate of the Sisters of Saint Joseph in Philadelphia on September 8th, 1954. She was an elementary school teacher for eight years, and then spent the next thirty-six years as a ninth and tenth grade mathematics teacher. She earned an AB in mathematics at Chestnut Hill College and an M.Ed in school counseling at Seton Hall University. From 2000 until 2003 she was an administrative assistant at Cecilian Academy, and then served as receptionist at Norwood-Fontbonne Academy until 2006. She became a staff member (receptionist and coordinator of volunteers) at the SSJ Welcome Center in September 2006.