Rev. Shanon Sterringer
Rev. Shanon Sterringer, Ph.D. was ordained to the diaconate in Cleveland, Ohio on July 10, 2019 and to the priesthood in Linz, Austria on August 3, 2019. The ordaining bishops for Shanon's priestly ordination included Mary Eileen Collingwood, ARCWP and Christine Mayr-Lumetzberger, RCWP (Danube Seven).
Prior to ordination, Shanon completed a Ph.D. in Ethical and Creative Leadership (2016) at Union Institute & University in Cincinnati, Ohio; a D.Min (2012), M.Div equivalent, and a MA in Theology (2007) at St. Mary's Seminary and Graduate School of Theology in the Diocese of Cleveland; MA in Ministry (2011) at Ursuline College, Ohio; and a BA in Religious Studies at Cleveland State University, Ohio. She served for two decades as a Parish Pastoral Associate and a Director of Religious Education.
In addition to running the Hildegard Haus and the Community of St. Hildegard, Shanon is a commissioned member of the Federation of Christian Ministries and an adjunct faculty member at People's Catholic Seminary.