Sister Joanne Di Iulio
Sr. Joanne Di Iulio was born in Silvis, and entered the Congregation of the Humility of Mary in 1948. Her first vows were pronounced in 1951.
She earned a bachelor degree in social science from Marycrest College, Davenport, and a master’s degree in Spanish from St. Louis University. In Iowa, she taught at Ottumwa Heights and Walsh High School in Ottumwa, St. Joseph School in Dunlap and Aquinas High School in Fort Madison. She taught at Great Falls High School in Great Falls, Montana and in Illinois at Alleman High School in Rock Island and Black Hawk College in Moline. She is active in a ministry of prayer and witness. She lives at Bishop Drumm Retirement Center in Johnston.