Sister Marjory Ann Baez was born in San Rafael, California, the first of three children of Marie and Russell Baez. She grew up in San Francisco and attended St. Anne Grammar School and Star of the Sea High School there. Sister first met the Daughters of Charity at Mount St. Joseph’s, San Francisco, and entered the community in 1962 in St. Louis, Missouri after finishing high school. She graduated from Marillac College, St. Louis, Missouri, with a BS in Nursing in 1966.
Sister Marjory Ann worked as a nurse at Providence Hospital, Waco, Texas, and in hospital education at Providence Hospital and St. Vincent Medical Center, Los Angeles, California. After this, she served as a secretary at Seton Provincialate, Los Altos Hills, CA. From there, Sister Marjory Ann was sent to teach at Our Lady of Talpa School, Los Angeles and Marian School, Montebello, at which time she also earned an Elementary Teaching Credential.
In 1979 Sister began working in initial formation with postulants and novices. After eight years in this duty she became Vice President of Mission Integration efforts for the West Region of the Daughters of Charity National Health System. In 1990 Sister was named to the Provincial Council with responsibilities in social ministry and formation. After completing her term on the Council, Sister Marjory Ann served as Mission Leader at Seton Medical Center, Daly City, and later as Vice President of Mission Services at St. Francis Medical Center, Lynwood.
In 2006, Sister Marjory Ann was asked to serve as Vice President of Mission Integration for the Daughters of Charity Health System. She was appointed Provincial of the Daughters of Charity, Province of Los Altos Hills, in 2008.