Majel-BradenIn honor of her husband’s decade of extraordinary leadership, Dr. Majel Braden accepted an honorary position to the Board of Directors in 2016, where she guides the growth and development of the Association and helps facilitate Special Needs Pilgrimages. Majel is an educator and counselor specializing in both grief therapy and curriculum development. She has worked with several universities and school systems in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, as well as serving as a bereavement volunteer with both military and civilian organizations. The entire Braden family, including her adult children and godchildren, have served with the Hospitalité Notre-Dame de Lourdes as Youth Volunteers and on Special Needs Pilgrimages since 2003.