Sister Rosanna Gleason, OP

Sister Rosanna Gleason, OP, died April 21, 2023. Professed in 1953, she taught at Visitation, Chicago; St. Lawrence, Faribault, MN; and Sacred Heart, Rockwell, IA, before serving as principal at Sacred Heart, Rockwell; Blessed Sacrament, Sioux City, IA; and St. Rose, Cuba City, WI, where she also taught. Sr. Rosanna served the Southwest Province of the Sinsinawa Dominican Congregation as education consultant and as provincial. She was pastoral minister at Nativity Parish, Dubuque, IA; St. Joseph Parish, Elkader, IA; Sacred Heart Parish, Volga, IA; and the Dominican Center, Spokane, WA, where she was also prioress. Sr. Rosanna tutored in area schools in Dubuque, IA, and served in pastoral care at the Motherhouse, Sinsinawa, WI. Throughout all her ministries, she provided tenderness and brought deep joy and abundant faith to all. May she rest in peace. Click here to send a memorial online.