Sr Chioma Ahanihu, SLW is a member of Sisters of the Living Word in Chicago, Illinois state of USA. She was born and grew up in Nigeria and has lived in the US for the past 2 decades. Sr Chioma earned a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Misericordia University, a Masters in Social Work from the Catholic University of America and a Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies degree from Catholic Theological Union, Chicago IL. She is a candidate in the Doctorate in Ministry Program with a concentration in Spirituality at CTU. She has been engaged in different nonprofit organizations in the Social Work field. Sr Chioma contributes her gift of reflecting the Word with various organizations in living out her charism which is to give life through the Word of God. She is the Director for the Center of the Study of Consecrated Life at CTU. Prior to that, she ministered with Catholic Charities of Chicago Archdiocese as a Psychotherapist and Parish Social Worker. Her primary areas of interest as a Practical Theology scholar and minister are related to today’s Consecrated Life, Reconciliation, Spirituality, Immigration and Racism. She loves to travel and learn about other cultures and food. In her downtime, she likes to take a good walk by the lake, bike, garden and sew her own clothing.



August 15, 2023

Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary

May today’s feast remind us of our own Yes to God’s call as consecrated people of God in our different spheres of life.

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