May 5, 2021, Washington, D.C. – Sister Donna Markham, OP, PhD, recently received the John Carroll Medal from the John Carroll Society in recognition of her “mission-driven life,” most recently as President and CEO of Catholic Charities USA . Sister Donna was also the keynote speaker at the Society’s annual awards ceremony, held virtually. Founded in 1951 and named after the first Catholic bishop in the United States, the John Carroll Society is an “organization of Catholic professionals united in their desire for an ever deepening and enriching knowledge of their Faith and in service to the Archbishop of Washington,” according to its website. “God has led me to sacred places of the hearts and psyches of many, many, suffering people,” Sister Donna said in her keynote address. “These people have been my teachers.” Read the entire article , written by Lynnea Mumola and published in The Catholic Standard , newspaper of the Archdiocese of Washington.