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Sarah Reddin, D.HCML

Title/s:  Adjunct Assistant Professor
Vice President of Ministry Formation Mission Integration, Ascension

Email: sreddin@luc.edu


With multiple decades of experience in the not-for-profit sector, Sarah’s background in health and health care, education, and the arts informs her commitment to service. As Vice President of Ministry Formation, Mission Integration with Ascension, Sarah leads national efforts in ministry identity, formation, development, spirituality, culture, engagement, and personal and organizational transformation. With prior roles in operations, community programming, and fundraising, Sarah leverages her unique background to create, facilitate, and collaboratively integrate models, programs, and resources for participants to find purpose and meaning in what they do, while continually developing as individuals and teams in pursuit of common goals. 

Sarah holds a doctorate in Health Care Mission Leadership, with a focus on theology, ethics, and canon law, from Loyola University - Chicago where she previously earned a Master of Arts degree. With a background in public service and non-profit management, Sarah also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with an emphasis on African American Studies from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. She is a member and Chair of the Catholic Health Association’s Ministry Formation Advisory Council, serves on the Advisory Council for the Institute of Pastoral Studies, is a sought after speaker, and volunteers with numerous social justice organizations. She was named a 2022 Tomorrow's Leader by the Catholic Health Association. Sarah and her husband are raising two children in Milwaukee, Wisconsin where they enjoy the award-winning park system, eclectic neighborhood restaurants, and year-round cultural festivals.


D.HCML, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL

Courses Taught

  • BEHL 511 Mission Leadership and Formation

Selected Publications

Reddin S. 2023. Flourishing Through Formation: Catholic Identity Is Reinforced With Thoughtful Approaches. Health Progress 104(1): 33-36


Sarah Reddin, Thomas Bushlack and Kyle Klosterman (2024). Measuring Ministry Formation. The Catholic Health Association, Annual Assembly

Sarah Reddin (2021). Mission Leadership in Catholic Healthcare. Seton Hall University and Immaculate Conception Seminary.

Sarah Reddin (2021, 2022). Forming Formation Leaders. Providence – St. Joseph Health System.

Sarah Reddin (2020). Formation Roundtable for Mission Leaders. The Catholic Health Association, Annual Mission Leaders Meeting.