Comments by Dr. Virginia Kimball, an adjunct faculty member in Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College, have been featured in a national story on atheists who are observing Lenten traditions.
In addition to teaching Theology, Dr. Kimball recently presided over a six-session Online Lenten Retreat presented by Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College, leading up to Easter 2013.
She is a member and former president of the Mariological Society of America and is president of the United States Chapter of the Ecumenical Society of the Blessed Virgin Mary. She is a member of the Orthodox Theological Society of America. She earned her Licentiate [S.T.L.] and Doctorate [S.T.D.] in Sacred Theology at the International Marian Research Institute at the University of Dayton; a Masters Degree at Andover Newton School of Theology in Newton Centre, MA; and studied two years at Weston Jesuit School of Theology in Cambridge, MA. She is co-author and editor of the ESBVM publication, Mary for the Love and Glory of God; co-author and editor of the forthcoming Mary: Godbearer to a World in Need; and contributor of a chapter in Mary for Time and Eternity, Essays on Mary and Ecumenism, edited by Fr. William McLoughlin and Jill Pinnock [Gracewing, 2007].