Something sacred is at stake in every event - Rabbi Abraham Joshua Hescel, God In Search of Man. (1938 – 2015) Sister Jean Joseph Hughes, baptized Patricia M. Breen, was born on May 5, 1938, in Chicago, to Patrick and Jean (Richards) Breen. Her mother had seven sisters and one brother. Sister Jean knew little about her father because her parents separated when she was two years old. More about Sister Jean Joseph Hughes (pdf) Click the Read more link below to add comments.