Sr. Luma Khudher is an Iraqi Dominican Sister of Catherine of Siena- Iraq. She received her Master’s degree from Catholic Theological Union and a Doctorate from Notre Dame University --both in Biblical Studies. She teaches at Babel College for Philosophy and Theology in Iraq and gives courses at CTU in Chicago and Ecole Biblique in Jerusalem. In the summer of 2014, she was forced to leave her town with her community and all the Christians due to the advance of ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) to the Christian towns in Nineveh Plain and Mosul. Since the displacement, along with teaching, she and her community work with internally displaced person (IDPs) in Erbil and Duhok, helping Christians in various ways.