STM's Mary Rose Bumpus takes on new role
Mary Rose Bumpus, associate professor of Christian spirituality, is transitioning from the School of Theology and Ministry to take on a new role with the leadership team of her religious community, the Sisters of Mercy (RSM). The Sisters of Mercy serves people in poverty, sickness, and lack of education throughout the United States, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. In her new leadership position, a four-year commitment, Bumpus will help guide the Sisters of Mercy into the next phase of their common life. Bumpus has been an integral part of STM's core faculty since 2004. Over the years, she has inspired students in classes such as of "Psycho-Spiritual Development," the "Introduction to the Art of Spiritual Direction" and more.