Callings Are Vocational and Locational

I have a job interview tomorrow.  I could certainly use all of your prayers and positive thoughts!  You can scroll to the bottom for a career update, or keep reading for some additional reflections. One of my first networking dates last summer was with my friend Andy.  We ran into each other at a mutual… Continue reading Callings Are Vocational and Locational

Saying No In Order to Say A Deeper Yes

Back in the Fall, a friend of mine ventured this guess, “I bet anything that come February, you’re going to have four job offers, and you’ll have to decide which ones to decline!” While I was flattered by her words of encouragement, I was also feeling quite lost in the wide open ocean of unemployment.  I… Continue reading Saying No In Order to Say A Deeper Yes

The Gifts We Thought We Didn’t Need

Last night, we celebrated my final farewell at the Sheil Catholic Center.  There have been many opportunities to say good-bye to people one-on-one, but it was important to see students in this "official" capacity one last time. Thanks to everyone who joined us, for your kind words, and making the night special!  These were my remarks.… Continue reading The Gifts We Thought We Didn’t Need

In memory of Barbara Bowe, RSCJ

One week ago, the Catholic community lost an important teacher, mentor, and biblical scholar.  Sr. Barbara Bowe, RSCJ returned home to God last Sunday, March 14, 2010.  I knew Barbara as professor, advisor, and travel companion.  A kind spirit with a sharp intellect and a deep love for sacred scripture, Barbara was a genuine teacher… Continue reading In memory of Barbara Bowe, RSCJ