Nashville Dominican to lead US bishops’ education office
Catholic World News - May 30, 2012
A member of one of the most flourishing orders of active religious in the United States has been named executive director of the Secretariat of Catholic Education of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Sister John Mary Fleming, a Nashville Dominican, has held administrative positions at the college and secondary school levels. She received her licentiate degree in canon law from Catholic University and her master’s degree in theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville.
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Posted by: polish.pinecone4371 -
May. 30, 2012 6:43 PM ET USA
What a smack in the face to LCWR and their ilk. A graduate of Steubenville, a canon lawyer, collaborator in the former See city of the bishop in charge of the LCWR investigation, coordinator of their huge building project -- and habited. And then this quote: "Both she and her religious community have shown a commitment to Catholic education that resonates with our conference and which has been a hallmark of the Catholic church in this country." Ouch! That had to hurt.
Posted by: Sophia -
May. 30, 2012 6:40 PM ET USA
Hallelujah! Thank you, God, for rewarding our patiencee. May St Michael be her defender as she takes up this supremely important task.