The Letters of St. Hildegard of Bingen

An Introduction

with Rev. Shanon Sterringer, PhD

Thursday, February 8

7:00-9:00 p.m. (ET)


You are invited to join us for this introductory session on the letters of St. Hildegard of Bingen!

We will be exploring a remarkable collection of correspondence between Hildegard and popes, clergy, abbesses, an emperor, and the laity.

Her letters are filled with practical advice, theological reflection, and humor!

Fee: $25 (Non-Members)

           $20 (Members)

About the Presenter​

Rev. Shanon Sterringer,  PhD

Priest | Author | Founder of the Hildegard Haus

Rev. Shanon Sterringer, PhD, is an ordained priest and the pastor of The Community of St. Hildegard in Fairport Harbor, OH.

Shanon's passion is in the work of St. Hildegard of Bingen, a twelfth-century German visionary. Shanon founded and operates the Hildegard Haus.  In addition, she is a professor, writer, and owner of a fair-trade store and blog, The Green Shepherdess. She has published two books, "30 Day Journey with St. Hildegard of Bingen" (Fortress Press, 2019) and "Forbidden Grace: Hildegard of Bingen and a Modern Woman's Call to the Catholic Priesthood" (PageMill Press, 2022). 

Shanon has led dozens of retreats, workshops, and classes in various topics of Hildegard including herbs, art, theology, music, writings, leadership, and creativity. She has traveled to Bingen, Germany for research and retreat several times since 2015.

Shanon holds a PhD in Ethical and Creative Leadership (2016) from Union Institute & University in Cincinnati, OH; a DMin (2012), MDiv equivalent, and a MA in Theology (2007) from St. Mary's Seminary and Graduate School of Theology in the Diocese of Cleveland; MA in Ministry (2011) from Ursuline College, OH; and a BA in Religious Studies from Cleveland State University, OH.

To learn more about Shanon Sterringer, please check out her websites and

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