Bridget McDermott Flood is the author of Blue Hole Wisdom: My Journey with the Sisters. She serves as executive director of the Incarnate Word Foundation, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio. At the Foundation, Bridget has collaborated on work in urban neighborhoods, education, women's micro-lending, and human trafficking.
Nationally, Bridget served on the White House Task Force for Reform of the Faith- and Neighborhood-Based Office under the Obama administration. She serves on the Boards of NETWORK Lobby for Social Justice, the Headwaters at Incarnate Word, FADICA, and the St. Joseph Housing Initiative, among other organizations. Bridget graduated from Saint Louis University with a bachelor’s degree in English and political science, and a master’s degree in urban affairs.
She is an artist at her studio, Carondelet Pottery, and is a beekeeper. Bridget lives with her husband, Michael, in St. Louis. She and her husband have two daughters, Amelia and Carolyn, and two grandsons.