Sister Bobbie (Roberta Marie) Doneth is a native of the northern part of Michigan. Born in Traverse City, MI. she entered the Sisters of Saint Francis of Penance and Charity (Tiffin, OH) in 1969 after graduating from college.
Her years in education found her teaching junior high and high school. She then was an elementary school administrator for sixteen years. The Tiffin Franciscans called her to leadership and she was a member of the congregation’s leadership team for eight years, during which time she was the Peace and Justice Coordinator and then the facilitator of initial and on-going formation.
Bobbie holds a BA in education from Madonna University in Livonia, MI, an MA in administration from the University of Dayton, and earned an MA in Franciscan Studies from the Franciscan Institute at Saint Bonaventure University in 2005.
She presently ministers as a retreat leader, spiritual director and Franciscan speaker out of Canton, OH.