Q & A

Q & A with Sr. Thelma Marie Mitchell, Tubman Award recipient

When Sr. Thelma Marie Mitchell received an award from the National Black Sisters' Conference last summer, her acceptance speech was only 13 words long. But her reticence belies her remarkable story of converting to Catholicism, becoming one of the few African-American sisters in the 1950s and caring for countless people in hospitals and clinics. 

Q&A with Sr. Maria Cimperman, director of Center for Consecrated Life

Sr. Maria Cimperman came to Catholic Theological Union in the fall of 2012 and was a visiting associate professor for the next two years. A sister with the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, she was named director of the newly formed Center for the Study of Consecrated Life at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago in the fall of 2014.

Q & A with Sr. Cynthia Mathew, who sheds light on India's Dalit at the UN

Sr. Cynthia Mathew had battled India's oppressive caste system in Bihar state for years before going to New York to work in the United Nations. The member of the Congregation of Jesus continues her fight for justice for Dalit. Since 2017, Mathew has been working toward innovative thinking on sustainable development with the Loreto Sisters, who have U.N. Economic and Social Council accreditation.