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priest , writer

Carole Anne Johannsen, American priest, writer. Ordained priest Episcopalian Church. Recipient Rose Itri Journalism award, Western Connecticut State University, 1982, Religion and the Arts award, The Divinity School, Yale University, 1986, Women's History Project award, Women's History Project, Danbury, 1989.


Johannsen, Carole Anne was born on April 11, 1942 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Mary Ann Rago and Christian Frederick Jepsen.


Associate of Applied Science cum laude, Dean Junior College, 1961. Bachelor summa cum laude, Western Connecticut State University, 1983. MDIV, Yale University, 1986.


Founding director Interfaith Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Ministry Greater Danbury, Connecticut, 1988—1990. Assistant rector St. Barnabas Episcopalian Church, Greenwich, 1990—1991. Assistant christian education Christ & Holy Trinity Episcopalian Church, Westport, 1991—1993.

Interim ministry specialist various Episcopalian & Lutheran parishes, Episcopal Diocese Connecticut & New England Synod European Landscape Contractors Association, 1993—1998. Dean Ministry Exploration and Education Program Episcopal Diocese Connecticut, 1994—1998. Rector St. Luke's Episcopalian Church, Katonah, New York, 1998—2001.

Clergy coordinator Hospice, Sleepy Hollow, since 2002. Director pastoral care Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, since 2006. Examining chaplain Commission on Ministry, Diocese Connecticut, 1992—1996.

Member Bishop's Council Diaconate, Episcopal Discese New York, 1999—2002. Retreat leader/lecturer Episcopal Diocese of CT & New York, Various Locations, since 1990.


  • Ordained priest Episcopalian Church.


  • Other Work

    • Editorial advisory board The Episcopal New Yorker, 1999—2004.


Member pastoral care steering committee Danbury Hospital, 1987—1990. Member Connecticut Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Residence Coalition, 1988—1990. Member of New York Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Association Psychological Type, The Order of St. Helena (associate).


  • Other Interests

    Travel, knitting, choral singing.


Children: Peter Richard Johannsen Junior, Christine.

Mary Ann Rago

Christian Frederick Jepsen

Peter Richard Johannsen Junior Johannsen

Christine Johannsen