Sister Miriam to kick off Bishop’s Lecture Series

BRIDGEPORT—Sr. Miriam James, SOLT, a young missionary, former college Volleyball player, and Catholic speaker will kick off the new Bishop’s Lecture Series with a talk on “Encounter” on Wednesday, October 11, 7:00 pm at St. Catherine of Sienna parish in Trumbull.

The talk, sponsored by the diocesan Leadership Institute, is offered free of charge, though those who plan to attend are encouraged to RSVP online or by phone.

Her story has been featured in the Seattle Times, The National Catholic Register and heard on Relevant Radio, Sirius XM, Catholic Answers Live and EWTN’s Life on the Rock, as well as Steubenville conferences, the Share Jesus campaign and international conferences and retreats.

“Grateful to the Lord for His gifts of healing and peace, Sr. Miriam James shares with great zeal the love of Jesus. Speaking to people throughout the world, she invites others to deepen their relationship with God, who guides us to freedom and peace in loving us as we are,” said Patrick Donovan, director of the Leadership Institute.

Donovan said the new lecture series will invite powerful speakers to share their story of faith with the people of our diocese a few times a year.

Bio: Sr. Miriam James was raised in Woodland, WA and is a graduate of the University of Nevada-Reno where she played volleyball on a scholarship and majored in Communications.

Upon graduation, she joined the Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity (SOLT), a missionary community that serves global areas of deepest apostolic need. Sr. Miriam has served at various SOLT missions including Rome, Seattle and Texas. In addition to speaking, her apostolates have included working with elementary school students, parish ministry, coaching high school volleyball and co-hosting a Catholic radio program.

She holds a Master’s degree in Theology from the Augustine Institute and often attends courses at the Theology of the Body Institute.

Call (203) 416-1670.