The University was saddened to hear of the death of Sr Catherine Hughes SND on Friday 17th March 2017. She died peacefully in her home on Woolton Road.
Sr Catherine was a Principal of Notre Dame College, one of the founding Colleges of Liverpool Hope University.
Before becoming Principal in the 1970s, Sr Catherine had been on the lecturing staff in the early 1960s, before taking on the Headship of a school in Kirkby in 1964.
In A Brighter Hope: The Story of Liverpool Hope University, ed. Pye, K (2009, Liverpool Hope University Press), Sr Catherine wrote an introductory section that can be read here: .