Penny Hickey, O.C.D.S.

Penny Hickey, O.C.D.S., has been a secular Carmelite since 1991. Her love for the Eucharist blossomed through her work as an extraordinary minister of Holy Communion in her parish and at Penn State Hershey Med Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Hickey is an active member of the Community of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Washington, DC, and volunteers as a registered nurse for the Mission of Mercy in eastern Pennsylvania where she lives with her husband.