After a year long discernment process, Jane Kryzanowski of Regina was elected bishop for Roman Catholic Women Priests Canada. She replaces Marie Bouclin of Sudbury who completed her term as bishop. Marie continues as bishop-emerita with a full range of duties corresponding to the needs of the RCWP Canada community.
Jane Beyke Kryzanowski has rural roots in southern Indiana. She was as a member of the Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the Woods, IN from 1961-69. While with the community she embarked on her spiritual journey. She obtained a BA in Religious Studies and Business Education and taught high school in Chicago, IL and Clarksville IN. Being called in other directions, Jane left the community just prior to final vows. Jane continued her education, earning an MBA from Loyola University, Chicago and pursued a career in Human Resource Management with Xerox Corporation. Through the years, Jane continued her studies in Theology, Scripture and Pastoral Ministry in a variety of forums.
In 1975 she immigrated to Saskatchewan, Canada following her marriage to Felix Kryzanowski. She began her own business, Edelweiss Florist, in Humboldt, SK and taught at St. Peter's College, Muenster, SK and for Carlton Trail Regional College, Humboldt. SK. Being a mother of three daughters, she served in leadership development programs for young girls as a Girl Guide Leader and on the Provincial Board of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Program. Jane has long been involved in pastoral ministry as a volunteer in hospital chaplaincy as well as parish education and committee work. Since 1992, whef