Hometown: Olean, NY
Year in Formation: Temporarily Professed – 2nd Year in Vows
High School: Olean High School (Olean, NY) 2015
College: The George Washington University (Washington, DC), 2019
College Major: International Affairs
Previous Jobs: International Paralegal
Patron Saint: Saint Thomas More – I often associate St. Thomas More with honesty and integrity, two values I strive to possess in everything I do.
Favorite Movie: Death on the Nile
Favorite Book: A Gentleman in Moscowby Amor Towles
Favorite Music: Celtic Woman, Koen Wauters, Daniel O’Donnell
Hobbies: Running, reading, European history
Favorite Way to Pray: Liturgy of the Hours, Rosary
Favorite Devotion: Novena to Our Lady of Knock, Rosary
Ways that you resonate with the Holy Cross charism, “Educators in the Faith”: Education has always been a way to better myself and my understanding of the faith. My faith began to flourish when I began to better understand it, and I think its important to provide others the opportunity to have a similar experience.
One aspect of Holy Cross spirituality that speaks to you the most and why: The importance of educating and being an educator in everything one does. Many people want answers about our faith, and the way to provide those answers is through education.
Favorite Verse: “And behold, I am with you always, until the end of the age.” – Matthew 28:20
Favorite Quote: “My heart is restless Oh Lord, until it rests in thee.” – St. Augustine
Favorite Bl. Basil or St. André Quote: “It is God’s hand which has guided everything, and it is God whom we must thank above all.” -Blessed Basil Moreau
How can visitors to this page pray for you? Pray that I may continue to listen to God’s call with an expansive heart.