Faculty and Staff

Sister Mary Sheila, O.P.




  • originally from Santa Clara, California
  • met the Sisters at Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio
  • entered the Dominican Sisters of Saint Cecilia of Nashville, Tennessee
  • BA Liberal Arts/Education from Aquinas College, Nashville, Tennessee
  • MA in Administration from University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana
  • MA in Thomistic Studies from the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, D.C.
  • Experience teaching in Denver, Colorado and Providence, Rhode Island
  • Experience serving as principal in Cincinnati, Ohio; New Orleans, Louisiana; Greenville, South Carolina; and Cottleville, Missouri

“Remain in my love . . . I have told you this so that my joy may be in you, and your joy may be complete.”  –Jesus Christ, John 15:9, 11

“From the first moment that a student sets foot in a Catholic school, he or she ought to have the impression of entering a new environment, one . . . permeated with the Gospel spirit of love and freedom.”

#25, The Religious Dimension of Education in a Catholic School, Vatican Congregation for Catholic Education, 1988


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13750 Mary's Way
Woodbridge, VA 22191

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