Office for Religious
Director of the Office for Religious
My name is Sister Nancy Fischer and I am a Sister of Saint Joseph and director of the Diocese of Erie's Office for Religious. As director for religious, I represent the bishop and carry out the responsibilities he sees as related to those who are members of religious communities within the diocese.
As the representative of women religious for the diocese, I serve on the administrative cabinet of the diocese and meet with a variety of committees serving the needs of the people of God throughout the 13 counties of northwest Pennsylvania. In addition, I provide services and programs on behalf of our bishop to women religious in the diocese. Examples include: