NCBC Co-Founder Named to Hall of Fame


Sister Maurita Sengelaub, a member of the Sisters of Mercy, was a co-founder of the Pope John XXIII Medical-Moral Research and Education Center in St. Louis, which is know known as The National Catholic Bioethics Center today.

Sister Maurita

Sister Maurita was inducted into the Modern Healthcare Hall of Fame at a ceremony held at the Hilton Hotel in Chicago on March 10, 2013.  The first woman head of the Catholic Hospital Association, now Catholic Health Association (CHA), Sister Maurita was recognized for her 60 years of leadership in health care.

The NCBC takes great pride in knowing one of their renowned founders has been extended such an honor.

You can read the entire press release on the Hall of Fame induction HERE

You can learn more about the early history of the NCBC, HERE

In recognition of its founder, the NCBC will be posting a copy of one of our earliest recorded publications: A copy of our monthly Ethics and Medics with a front page letter written by Sister Maurita herself in 1976. This early publication is available to all and can be viewed HERE

Congratulations Sister Maurita!