Benkert, Susie


Middle School Theology

Moderator: Household Dean – The Courtly Jesters, Rosary Club



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BA Elementary Ed, Clemson Magna Cum Laude

Elementary Education

I began teaching in: 1998

I began at SJCS in: 2003

Reading (especially science fiction, religion, Harry Potter and books about Harry Potter), playing with my dogs, sewing, doing Classical Stretch exercises.

Favorite Quotes:
“It is the unknown that we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more.” – Dumbledore, in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Let nothing trouble you/ Let nothing frighten you/ Everything passes/ God never changes/ Patience/ Obtains all/ Whoever has God/ Wants for nothing/ God alone is enough.” – St. Teresa of Avila

“You have made us for yourself, O Lord, and our hearts are restless until they rest in you.” – St. Augustine of Hippo To the childless wife he gives a home (SJCS) and gladdens her heart with children (students) – Psalm 113:9 (additions mine)

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Department Tag(s): Theology