Sr. Theresa Marie Tran, SCC

Instructor of Theology and Religious Studies

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Sister Theresa Marie is a sister of Christian Charity and a native of Vietnam.  She has lived in different parts of the United States during the last 33 years, including 13 years ministering in the Archdiocese of New Orleans, Louisiana, before coming to Divine Word College in 2013.  Sister Tran is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has ministered in different capacities as teacher, counselor, and spiritual director.  She also serves as a Spiritual Director and Formator as well as ministry coordinator for field education.
B.S. – Loyola University, Chicago, IL (Education)
M.A. – Loyola University, Chicago, IL (Pastoral Counseling)
Certification in Family Counseling – Chicago Center for Family Health, Chicago
Certification in Spiritual Direction – Archdiocese of New Orleans Spiritual Center, New Orleans
  Teaching Interests at Divine Word:
Catechism of the Catholic Church, Introduction to Catholic Theology, Pastoral Counseling, Spirituality, Ministerial and Theological Integration, Pastoral Practicum
  Professional Affiliations:
ACA – American Counseling Association
LCA – Louisiana Counseling Association
Vietnamese, some Spanish 
  Intercultural Experience:
Six mission trips to Nicaragua
Six weeks of immersion experience in Uruguay
Four weeks of immersion experience in Argentina