Sister Margaret (Meg) Causey was born in Shreveport, Louisiana. She came to know the Society of the Sacred Heart while teaching at Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart in Houston. She also taught at the Academy of the Sacred Heart in St. Charles and Newton Country Day School, Newton Massachusetts and served as principal at Oak Hill School before entering the Society in 1986. She made her first vows in 1988 and last year celebrated her 25th Jubilee.
Sister Causey has served on the U.S. provincial leadership team in St. Louis since 2009. She is responsible for the eastern portion of the province, including the Stuart Center in Washington, DC, where she previously served as co-director. She was instrumental in founding the Sacred Heart Internship Program and remains involved in its administration.
In addition to her years of teaching at the elementary level, she has also taught at the following colleges:
- Barat College, Lake Forest, Ill.,
- Georgetown University
- Manhattanville College, where she established the Duchesne Center for Religion and Social Justice at Manhattanville.
Sister Causey earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Louisiana State University. Her Master of Science in education administration is from Washington University and her Master’s in Theology is from the Weston School of Theology in Boston. She earned her Ph.D. in Theology at Marquette.