Marge Kloos, S.C., D. Min. is a Sister of Charity of Cincinnati and is serving as a member of the Leadership Team of her religious community. As an associate professor of religious and pastoral studies at Mount St. Joseph University in Cincinnati, Marge has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in Ministry, Spirituality, and Ecological and Social Justice. She also taught in a regional lay ministry formation program for thirteen years. In 2008, Marge served as a scholar in residence at Tantur Ecumenical Institute for Theological Studies in Jerusalem where she researched the impact of intergenerational trauma on women’s spirituality. Having traveled with students enrolled in immersion courses to the US-Mexico Border, Cherokee Boundary in North Carolina, and Ireland since 1995, she has been enriched as a citizen and searching human.
Marge has been a regional keynote speaker and retreat leader. Her presentations focus on wholeness/wellbeing spirituality. She has co-led “Sacred Conversation” groups, drawing on the rich tradition of contemplative dialogue. She currently serves on the boards of the Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center and Creative Aging Cincinnati and is passionate about music, enjoys cooking, reading and any outdoor activity.
Marge participated in the Leadership Collaborative Program, as well as having completed specialized training in facilitation. Marge is committed to several networks that address ecological sustainability and renewal. She holds an undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies and Human Ecology from Regis University in Denver, a Master's degree in Theological Studies from the University of Dayton, and a Doctorate in Ministry from United Theological Seminary.