Category Archives: Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary

Sister Sophia Park Interviewed about Pope Francis’ Visit to South Korea

Sophia Park, SNJM, PhD, assistant professor of religious studies and philosophy at HNU, was interviewed for the Global Sisters Report, part of the National Catholic Reporter. In the interview, Sr. Sophia, who is a native of South Korea, was asked … Continue reading

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Catholic Sisters Week Celebrated at HNU

To celebrate National Catholic Sisters Week, Holy Names’ Sisters presented an excerpt of the film Band of Sisters, which chronicles the lives of Catholic nuns after the Second Vatican Council (Vatican II). At each of the three film presentations that … Continue reading

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Essay by Sophia Park, SNJM, Included In New Book

“Cross-Cultural Spiritual Direction: To Create a Borderland,” an essay by Sophia Park, SNJM, appears in Embodied Spirits: Stories of Spiritual Directors of Color. Released by Morehouse Publishing on February 20, this book is a collection of essays by Christian spiritual … Continue reading

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Visiting Sister Explores Women’s Role in the Church

HNU welcomed this semester’s SNJM Visiting Scholar, Sister Anne Patrick, PhD, the week of October 7. Sr. Anne, Emerita William H. Laird Professor of Religion and the Liberal Arts at Carleton College, presented at several campus events, including a lunch … Continue reading

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Sr. Sophia Presented with the Irene Woodward Professorship

Sister Sophia Park was recently presented with the inaugural Irene Woodward Professorship in Arts and Humanities. “Irene is a woman with great vision. She was founded in academics, in a true, spiritual life,” said HNU Trustee Barbara Hood ’70 at … Continue reading

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