Sister Joseph Andrew Bogdanowicz, OP, is one of the four foundresses of the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist in Ann Arbor, MI. 


As the Community’s vocations director, she travels throughout the U.S. (and beyond) giving talks that employ Sacred Scripture, anthropology and psychology, guiding audiences to a greater understanding of the Divine Image in both male and female, and the authority God has entrusted to each. 

Sister has published in various Catholic journals and magazines as well as led retreats for high school and university students, parishes, religious priests and seminarians in the USA, Canada and Austria. She has appeared on television including EWTN, The Oprah Winfrey Show, and, more recently, NPR, CBS, and Fox & Friends to speak about the amazing success of the Community’s first CD, “Mater Eucharistiae.”

In November of 2014, a second CD was made — “The Rosary: Mysteries, Meditations, Music.”  A Christmas CD, “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” will be released in October of this year. 

Sister also served as general editor and an author of the Community’s “And Mary’s ‘Yes’ Continues,”  a much needed  and timely book about Religious Life in the Church today. 

In her Community’s 20 years of existence, it has grown from 4 to over 130 members, with women coming from 30+ states in the USA as well as from Canada and Australia. 

For more information about this Dominican Community, located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, please go to

Sister Joseph Andrew and the community were on the Oprah show – watch these videos and be impressed!


Speaker Categories: 2018.


  1. John Manes

    Good morning sister I just saw your podcast about Oprah with Sister Maria . Something jumped out at me while I was watching it . I know Oprah is a big book fan please send her a copy of Divine Mercy. You can probably get hold of her a lot easier than I can. In a final request oh please pray for the mother Theresa foundation DBA The unexpected pregnancy center in new Iberia Louisiana Thanks for your Ministry John Manes President and Founding Board Member

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