Sr. Marie Morgan, OSF

About the Author

Sister Marie Morgan, OSF is a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration in Mishawaka, Indiana ( She has taught for nine years; two of these in elementary school and seven in high school. After receiving a B.A. in General Studies with an emphasis in secondary education at Indiana University, Sister Marie attended the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (the “Angelicum”) in Rome, Italy where she received a B.A. in Theology and an M.A. in Spiritual Theology. She currently resides in Mishawaka, Indiana where she teaches Theology and serves as part-time pastoral counselor at Marian High School.

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What’s Behind all the Hustle and Bustle?

What do you really want for Christmas? Many times during my life I’ve heard people say, “Well, it just won’t be Christmas without…”   You can fill in the blank.  Snow? A Vacation? The Christmas Bonus? Presents? The, “Elf on the Shelf?”  Christmas lights? The holiday bread that Grandma makes?  “It’s a Wonderful Life?” Christmas carols?  A live Christmas tree? Gaudy […]

Modern “Spectacles”

This past semester I had the joy of teaching an honors-elective course to high school Seniors entitled, “Great Catholic Thinkers.”  The former instructor of the course, a very charismatic and brilliant young priest, always said that taking this course was a bit like “roller skating through the Uffizi.”  He had a valid point.  I would add that while teaching it, […]

Will We Know Our Loved Ones in Heaven?

In last week’s article, A Match Made in Heaven, I remembered a promise made to my cousin.  This article fulfills the promise – a letter to his new bride. Dear Erin, First of all, I welcome you to our family!  You made such a lovely bride and the wedding was so beautiful. It was a day that I will not […]

SPD and the Prince of Peace

Reflections of a Catholic High School Teacher  – SPD and the Prince of Peace A few weeks ago, one of my sophomore students showed up in class wearing a rather interesting sweatshirt. I glanced up and noticed that he had placed one of the drawstrings of his hoodie into one his ears, and the other drawstring was placed into the […]