Sister profile

Sister Judith Birgen

Birgen_Judith

Home » Sister Profiles » Judith Birgen

Biography

Sister Judith, better known as Sister Judy, entered the Congregation on August 24, 1977. Currently, she ministers as an Associate Professor at Chicago State University.

Sister Judy grew up in California with six other siblings in a Catholic family. She met the Sisters of Providence at a summer camp in California and entered the Congregation following graduation from college.

Feeding the hungry has long been integral to Sister Judy’s ministerial efforts. In 1988, she founded the Illinois Hunger Coalition, an organization which combats hunger via education, fundraising and community building.

She has traveled to Uganda as a Fulbright scholar to teach at Uganda Martyrs University.

Read more

Sister Judith is featured in the following content on the Sisters of Providence website:

Photographs

Click images to view larger.

Share this:

Donate in her honor

Has this sister made a difference in your life? Help continue the mission.

Find a sister

Get in touch

Use our form to reconnect with or reach out to a current Sister of Providence.