Our Sisters – Sr. Marian Maskulak
Circumstances are God’s Sealed Orders
Sr. Marian Maskulak, CPS, is an Associate Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at St. John’s University, Queens, New York, where she teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses. She resides at Transfiguration Convent in Queens with Sr. Joanne Leccese, CPS. Recently she travelled to Austria to present the paper, “The Human Being: The ‘Becoming’ Being in Relationship,” at the International Edith Stein Conference: Edith Stein’s Challenge to Contemporary Anthropology, held at the University of Vienna and the Hochschule Heiligenkreuz.
Sr. Marian’s research interests include various areas of Christian spirituality, Edith Stein studies, and Christian perspectives on suffering. She is the author of Edith Stein and the Body-Soul-Spirit at the Center of Holistic Formation and editor of the forthcoming volume in the Classics of Western Spirituality Series, Edith Stein: Selected Writings. One of her many essays will soon appear in the forthcoming volume, Edith Stein: Women, Social-Political Philosophy, Theology, Metaphysics and Public History. Sr. Marian has also published many articles on the topics of the spirituality of reconciliation, the monks of Tibhirine, mission and dialogue, Edith Stein, Hildegard of Bingen, Julian of Norwich, Simone Weil, Bernard of Clairvaux, and Job.