A longtime member of SCU’s religious studies department, Sr. Anne Marie Mongoven, O.P. was one of the primary creators and designers of the graduate program in pastoral ministries. She directed and taught in the program from 1982 to 1997. In addition to her teaching career, Sr. Anne Marie was a gifted writer, researcher, and catechist who published many articles and books in addition to coauthoring Living Waters, a series for children. She served as director of RCIA at St. Patrick Parish in San Jose and collaborated with the U.S. bishops as one of the authors of the National Directory for Catechesis. Sr. Anne Marie died on July 29, 2017, at the motherhouse of the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters, where she lived in her retirement.