Co-Founder and Director
Our Lady’s Missionaries of the Eucharist
Host, Eucharistic Journey
Eternal Word Television Network
In 1978, The Most Reverend Thomas J. Welsh and Sister Joan Noreen founded Our Lady's Missionaries of the Eucharist in the Diocese of Arlington, VA. Today, OLME has communities in the Archdioceses of Newark, NJ and Philadelphia, PA, and in the Dioceses of Allentown, PA and Arlington, VA. Members of OLME are Catholic men and women, married and single, who represent a broad spectrum of professional expertise, and are exceptionally dedicated to their Catholic faith and their own ongoing spiritual formation.
Sister Joan Noreen is the presenter on Eternal Word Television Network, EWTN, of the Eucharistic Journey Series. She has published numerous audio CDs addressing topics about the spiritual development of the laity.