Sister Miriam James Heidland, SOLT

Speaker and Author

Grateful to the Lord for His gifts of healing and peace, Sr. Miriam James shares with great zeal the love of Jesus. Speaking to people throughout the world, she invites others to deepen their relationship with God, who guides us to freedom and peace in loving us as we are.

Professional Bio

Sr. Miriam James was raised in Woodland, WA and is a graduate of the University of Nevada-Reno where she played volleyball on a scholarship and majored in Communications.

Upon graduation, she joined the Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity (SOLT), a missionary community that serves global areas of deepest apostolic need. Sr. Miriam has served at various SOLT missions including Rome, Seattle and Texas. In addition to speaking, her apostolates have included working with elementary school students, parish ministry, coaching high school volleyball and co-hosting a Catholic radio program.

Her story has been featured in the Seattle Times, The National Catholic Register and heard on Relevant Radio, Sirius XM, Catholic Answers Live and EWTN’s Life on the Rock, as well as Steubenville conferences, the Share Jesus campaign and international conferences and retreats.

Sr. Miriam speaks often on the following topics:

-Forgiveness and Mercy

-Authentic Love and Conversion

-The Healing Power of Christ

-The Dignity and Beauty of Woman

She holds a Master’s degree in Theology from the Augustine Institute and often attends courses at the Theology of the Body Institute.

Contact her on her blog at or find her on Twitter @onegroovynun.

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