Course Description

In this course, Sr. Maria Rose Metzger, OP, examines the Council's document on Religious Life; Laura Gallant discusses the document on the Laity; Fr. David Loeffler looks at the decree ecumenism.

Date: Saturday, April 9, 2022.

Time: 9:15am to 11:00am.

Location: St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, 2312 E. Campbell Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85016

Participants can join us either in person or via video conference.  Zoom link for video conferencing will be available the week of the event.

The Institute Classroom is located to the west of the church, in the parish office building, south of the gift shop, towards Campbell Ave.

Phone: 602-954-9089


Sr. Maria Rose Metzger, OP

Sr. Maria Rose grew up in Harrisburg, PA, being the youngest of three siblings. In 2002, she entered the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist in Ann Arbor, MI where, in 2010, she has made her perpetual vows. She holds certifications in Elementary and Special Education, having taught in various grades at the elementary and high school levels since 2001. Sister has earned a Masters in Special Education and in Administration from the University of Southern Mississippi. Her most recent degree is a Masters in Theological Studies from Providence College. Besides teaching in our apostolate and being a principal, Sr. Maria Rose has held other roles in her community as formator, local prioress of the Motherhouse, and Director of Education. Currently she is the local superior of the St. Thomas the Apostle Mission Convent and teaches Theology at St. Mary’s High School to Sophomores and Seniors.

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