Mother Claudia is the Mother Superior of Jude's old convent. She is a character in Asylum portrayed by Barbara Tarbuck.
Mother Claudia is a Mother Superior who is a friend and mentor to Sister Jude. She promised to do her best to help Sister Jude return to Briarcliff Manor and informed her that Dr. Arden was waiting for her in the chapel.  Along with Sister Jude, she played a crucial role in helping Lana finally escape the asylum. However, once she started to talking to the press, she was promptly transferred to Puerto Rico.