Religious Studies

The Religion Department is committed to the both the religious education and spiritual development of our students. Students take religion class every day. In addition to the academic portion of each course, religion class provides time for student prayer and Eucharistic adoration. The Religion Department also includes Campus Ministry which invites all of our students to live out their faith. The Religion department is a vital part of the Catholic identity of our school.

Religion 12 Summer Assignment: Sophie’s World 1-184

  • A Essay test will be given when we return to school in September.

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- Religious Studies Beth Ann Dillon DSMP Campus Minister, Religion Teacher

Beth Ann Dillon DSMP

Campus Minister at Bishop Ludden, Sr. Beth Ann Dillon also teaches Religion to students in grades 9 and 10.

Fluent in Italian, Sr. Beth Ann has attended school in Rome, as well as in Eastern Michigan and California. She’s earned degrees in education and special education and has obtained a principal certification (K-12), aside from certifications in teaching (K-12), reading and theology.

Before joining the Bishop Ludden staff in 2017, Sr. Beth Ann taught at St. Thomas the Apostle School in Ann Arbor, Michigan and was principal at St. Lawrence Catholic School in Milbank, South Dakota.

Sr. Beth Ann loves how vibrant the school spirit is at Bishop Ludden. Outside of school, she also plays guitar and loves to cook.

Sr. Beth Ann was also featured in two episodes of the reality TV show “Sisterhood: becoming nuns”.

- Religious Studies Marguerite Kolinski Religious Education Teacher
(315) 468-2591

Marguerite Kolinski

Bachelor of Arts, Catholic University of America; Master of Education, Boston College

Ms. Marguerite Kolinski has been teaching at Bishop Ludden for 31 years!

She’s currently teaching religious studies to students in grades 7, 8 and 10. But outside the classroom, Ms. Kolinski also likes to golf and write. Ms. Kolinski is also an avid SU sports fan and enjoys photography.

Her favorite thing about the school is the values-centered atmosphere, and she loves working with Bishop Ludden’s loyal, dedicated families.