The OBHS Presented: The SISTERS of O.B. By Sister Marie Louise Flick RSCJ, Thurs. Oct. 15,, 2015.
The nuns who live/ lived in O.B. are an important part of the history of Ocean Beach, San Diego and California. “Church Row” on Sunset Cliffs Blvd. goes back to O.B.’s early history, as does Sacred Heart Church and Sacred Heart School (now Preschool). These nuns played vital roles at St. Charles Academy, University High School, USD, St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center and other institutions.
The O.B. nuns have helped the homeless, aided children and the disabled as well as many others in our region.
Many of these nuns have multiple degrees, music backgrounds, various talents and interesting family histories. Some have lived in O.B. for short periods, while others for many years. Many can be seen walking around the community and enjoying our local coffee houses.
Sister Marie Louise Flick RSCJ is a retired educator. Most of her life has been in secondary education for girls. Primarily she has been the academic dean responsible for faculty evaluation, curriculum development and student academic progress. Every summer for 15 years she was an adjunct professor at Creighton University in Omaha NE in their Christian Spirituality Masters Program. Since 1996, she has been a staff member at the Spiritual Ministry Center on Del Mar Ave. in Ocean Beach.
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