Giving Voice Welcomes New Core Team Members! 

Giving Voice is excited to announce three new Core Team members, Kathryn Press ASJC, Christa Parra, IBVM, and Chioma Ahanihu, SLW! Thank you Sisters, for saying “yes” to serving in this leadership capacity. We can’t wait to see what you will bring to our network! 


Kathryn Press, ASCJ

  • Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
  • Entered in 2009
  • Currently living in New York, NY
  • Ministry: PreK Teacher at Our Lady of Pompeii School

“I’m excited to join the Core Team because I want to help welcome other sisters into the Giving Voice community. It’s an amazing group of women: the collaboration… the common purpose of living out our lives as sisters… the joy we want to share with the world!” – Kathryn Press, ASCJ

Christa Parra, IBVM 

  • I entered in 2008. 
  • My community is the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary. 
  • I’m living in El Paso, TX. I’m accompanying our brothers and sisters seeking asylum. 
  • My vocation has been encouraged and strengthened through our Giving Voice community, retreats, and various gatherings. Now, I’m so grateful for the opportunity (and turn) to learn, collaborate, and serve with love on our Core Team. 

Chioma Ahanihu, SLW

  • Sisters of the Living Word
  • Made final Profession 2018
  • Currently lives in Chicago, IL
  • Ministry: Contact Sister for Discerners, Therapist at Catholic Charities of Chicago Archdiocese, Student at Catholic Theological Union.