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Documentary on Barry University’s Sister Jeanne O’Laughlin to debut

Sister Jeanne O’Laughlin, former president of Barry University, is the subject of a documentary film ‘The Power Nun,’ premiering Tuesday at the Miracle Theatre.
Sister Jeanne O’Laughlin, former president of Barry University, is the subject of a documentary film ‘The Power Nun,’ premiering Tuesday at the Miracle Theatre. Florida Women of Achievement

Sister Jeanne O’Laughlin, who served as president of Barry University in Miami Shores from 1981 to 2004, is the subject of a new documentary titled The Power Nun. The film by Florida Women of Achievement founder Scherley Busch will get its premiere at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables.

O’Laughlin, celebrated as an educator and humanitarian, said in a statement, “It is the members of this community, both in and out of Barry’s gates, that have given me my greatest sense of success and accomplishments.” Tickets to the screening are $25 and available at www.floridawomenofachievement.org.

Christine Dolen

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