Gemma is a sister of the Congregation of Jesus and a senior lecturer in pastoral theology based at the Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology in Cambridge where she is director of the Religious Life Institute. An international speaker and lecturer working in the fields of Christian spirituality, ecclesiology and ecumenism, she has been a missionary in Brazil and a chaplain in the Universities of Cambridge and London as well as a chaplaincy volunteer in Holloway Prison for 26 years. She is a regular broadcaster on religious matters on the BBC. Her most recent book, The Way of Ignatius, was published by SPCK for Lent 2019 and was serialised on Pray As You Go https://pray-as-you-go.org
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