Vatican appoints Sister Paula Jean Miller as Expert for Synod

Sister Paula Jean Miller, FSE

HOUSTON, TX (09-24-2012) - The Vatican announced that Sister Paula Jean Miller, FSE has been appointed by the Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops, with the approval of the Holy Father, as an Expert for the upcoming Synod on the "new evangelization for the transmission of the Christian faith." The Synod will take place at the Vatican from October 7 to 28. As an Expert, Sister Paula Jean will attend all sessions of the Synod and will be available to provide assistance as needed.

Sister Paula Jean is a professor of theology as well as the founder and director of the Catholic Studies Program at the University of St. Thomas in Houston.

"We are deeply honored that one of our finest theologians has been invited to participate in this important work for the Church," commented Mother Shaun Vergauwen, Mother General.