Shroud Educator Biography - Nora Creech

Nora Creech has been interested in the Holy Shroud since the 1970s and has extensively studied the linen cloth. As an experienced lecturer on the history, science, and pastoral implications of the Shroud, she is eager to share the facts about the mysterious image and connecting it to the Gospel message.


Nora graduated from the University of Colorado with degrees in Business and English. After working in industry and raising her family, she returned to graduate school and completed a Master of Arts in Faith and Culture from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, TX.  The degree equips the laity to bring their faith into the public sphere to positively impact the culture. 


After graduating from UST, Nora attended the year-long course in Shroud Studies offered online and in English by the Pontifical University, Regina Apostolorum in Rome. Equipped with this background, Nora began consulting with multiple organizations to develop and expand various Shroud exhibits.  She collaborated with the President/Curator of the National Museum of Funeral History to open an exhibit entitled, 'The Most Famous Burial of All Time: The Shroud of Turin' in Houston, TX in April of 2023.  

Nora is the North American representative for Othonia which is an Apostolate of the Pontifical University Regina Apostolorum located in Rome, Italy.  Othonia is an international organization with the objective to educate people around the world about the Holy Shroud through exhibits, educational initiatives, conferences and lectures.  Othonia has strong relationships with Shroud experts all over the world and is an authoritative source for the most up-to-date information on the Shroud, both from a historical and scientific perspective as well as the Holy Shroud's links to the Gospel message.

Nora is a founding member of the National Shroud of Turin Exhibit team which has the goal of building a permanent exhibit on the Holy Shroud in our nation's capital.  

Nora assists organizations in North America to develop impactful exhibits to make Jesus known through His Holy Shroud for visitors of all ages. She is also working on multiple initiatives to develop educational materials for students in a variety of settings.