Past Instructors

Dr. Carole Brown


Dr. Carole Brown serves as Director of a Catholic retreat house called in Lakota Sioux, Mahpiya na Maka Okogna, Between Heaven and Earth, and known locally as the Sioux Spiritual Center.  She has over 30 years’ experience in evangelization in the Catholic Church, having worked at both the parish and diocesan level, in campus ministry, in foreign missions, radio broadcasting and spiritual direction ministry.  She earned an MA in Theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville in 1997 and completed a PhD in Systematic Theology at the Milltown Institute (National University of Ireland) in Dublin in 2010.  Her dissertation was entitled “Crossing the Threshold of Faith: Pope John Paul II’s Approach to the Problem of the Conversion of the Baptized.