Sturdy Roots

Voices of Change
Risking All In Faith

Mary Ellen Dougherty, SSND

Unwitting Witness

DoughertyMary Ellen Dougherty, SSND, is a former college English teacher whose life has touched students in many areas of education, from men and women in prison to bishops across the United States and beyond. Her current ministry, addressing issues of human trafficking, is a stark reminder of the voiceless with whom we live. Explore the many facets of her educational efforts toward justice and human rights.


Margaret Ellen Traxler
New York Times
Dorothy Olinger, SSND
Mary Ellen Dougherty, SSND
Mary Basil Roeser
Miriam Jansen, SSND
Benita Sohm
Sandra Spencer
Rita Schonhoff

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