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Why We Teach Virtue with Sr. John Michael

JSerra's new Virtue Program has been a smash hit with students and staff, but three months into the project some parents are asking, "Weren't you doing enough?"

JSerra History Teacher Sr. John Michael of the Dominican Sisters of Ann Arbor gives a dynamic overview of the big picture around virtues and shares some concrete stories of the fruit it is bearing in the lives of our students. Tune in and get the inside scoop from one of the architects and boots-on-the-ground practitioners of the Dominican Sisters only high school virtue program in the nation.

You can listen below or download the podcast on Apple Podcasts.


Sr. John Michael is smiling. She is wearing a black habit and standing in front of leaves the color of fall (brown, orange, g

Sister John Michael has been in religious life for over ten years. For the past three of those years she has been a JSerra student favorite as a U.S. History and World History instructor. Sister has been pivotal pioneer of the Dominican Virtue Program being piloted on the high school level at JSerra. She grew up near Kansas City, Missouri with four sisters and a brother and enjoys many hobbies — not least of which are hiking, kayaking, playing guitar, piano, and just about every sport.