Sr. Theresa Marie Tran, SCC

Sr. Theresa Tran, SCC

Instructor of Theology and Religious Studies

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ttran@dwci.edu

Biography

Sr. Theresa Marie Tran, SCC arrived as refugee in the United States in 1980s.  Her experience as a refugee led her to a vocation as religious member with the Sisters of Christian Charity, with its headquarters in Wilmette of the greater Chicago area.   Drawing from her early experience of Vietnamese culture and educational training in the United States, Sr. Theresa Marie developed an interest in helping and serving people from the position of a Catholic Christian.  In addition to teaching, Sr. Theresa Marie is experienced in Pastoral counseling and Spiritual Direction.

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

Courses taught

Catechism of the Catholic Church, Introduction to Catholic Theology, Pastoral Counseling, Spirituality, Ministerial and Theological Integration, Pastoral Practicum

Professional Affiliations

ACA American Counseling Association
SDI   Spiritual Directors International
ICA   Illinois Counseling Association

Languages

Vietnamese, some Spanish

Intercultural Experience

Six mission trips to Nicaragua
Six weeks of immersion experience in Uruguay
Four weeks of immersion experience in Argentina

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