Sister Joan Marie invited to White House

Sister Joan Marie Steadman, who serves as executive director of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), was invited by President Barack Obama to be present at the White House on August 3 and stand on stage with him when he unveiled his clean power plan. The president thanked Sister Joan Marie for her leadership in rallying Catholic sisters across America to work for climate change.


Sisters of the Holy Cross are committed to animating Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato si’: On care for our common home, which focuses on ecological issues and the care of creation.