Margaret Brennan in whose name the institute was founded, was an extraordinary woman. She was a pioneer theologian, mother of the House of Prayer movement, spiritual director, teacher, mentor, and prolific scholar. She was a Catholic sister belonging to the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Monroe, Mich. She was also prophetic leader across the sisterhood of U.S. Catholic Sisters and nuns and beyond. She was a woman who embraced life fully, prayed, laughed and loved, and strived always to be most fully herself in God.
For more on Margaret Brennan, visit the IHM Sisters website for a brief biography, articles, and a video about her life