Marlena Loughheed was born and raised in Belleville, Ontario. After obtaining degrees in communications and journalism and interning with the Vatican’s representative at the UN, she moved to Toronto and spent five years working as a communications coordinator for the Archdiocese of Toronto’s Offie of Public Relations and Communications. In her free time, she swims competitively and has dabbled in the world of triathlon.Bio last modified July 31st, 2018.
The New York Times and National Post recently discovered the "trend" of young women entering religious orders to become nuns. Marlena Loughheed didn't need to read the news. She listened to her heart, and shares with Convivium why she answered the call to consecrated life.