Thom Morris, SVP Canonical Sponsorship and Theology, Bon Secours Mercy Health

Thom Morris, PhD

Chief Sponsorship and Theology Officer


Thom Morris serves as chief sponsorship and theology officer for Bon Secours Mercy Health, working with the chair of Bon Secours Mercy Ministries to plan, develop and coordinate the sponsorship infrastructure for the health care ministry.

He previously served as senior vice president of sponsorship and theology for Bon Secours Health System, an organization he joined in 1998. He also served as executive director, Bon Secours Ministries/Bon Secours, Inc., and senior vice president of sponsorship for Bon Secours St. Francis Health System, Greenville, S.C. and Bon Secours Kentucky Health System, Ashland, Ky.

From 1990 to 1998, Morris was executive director for the North American Forum on the Catechumenate, a Washington, D.C.-based ministry formation center.

Morris received a Bachelor of Arts from The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., and a master’s degree in theology from the Washington Theological Union, Washington, D.C. He also has a master’s degree and PhD in religious studies from the School of Religious Studies of The Catholic University of America.