Margaret Susan Thompson (Courtesy of Margaret Susan Thompson)

Margaret Susan Thompson is a professor of history at Syracuse University. She is a scholar of the history of women's religious life and has published and spoken extensively on the history of American sisters. She is an associate with the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary of Monroe, Michigan.

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Sisters in the public square: Persuasion, politics and prayer

As the Nuns on the Bus prepare to hit the road again, it is tempting to regard the political activities of sisters as something modern and out of the ordinary.

Sr. Margaret Rita Brennan's leadership has lasting influence for US women religious

Sr. Margaret Brennan, a member of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary of Monroe, Mich., died April 28 at the motherhouse at the age of 92.

Margaret Brennan, religious leader, respected mentor, dies at 92

Obituary: Sr. Margaret Brennan, 92, died this morning at the motherhouse of her community in Monroe, Mich.