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Sister Mary Aquin O'Neill, theologian, dies at 75

Sister Mary Aquin O'Neill, theologian, dies at 75

Sister Mary Aquin O'Neill, who co-founded the Mount Saint Agnes Theological Center for Women in Mount Washington as a place for inclusive discussions about faith, died of lymphoma Dec. 14 at Mercy Medical Center. She was 75.

Friends and fellow theologians remembered her as a charismatic and creative teacher who sought to help women and others without a strong voice to explore their place in the church and in the world. She was a professor at what is now Loyola University Maryland before founding the center, and also taught at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana and other institutions around the country and the world.

"She was very important, I think, in the...

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