Paul Gates



Hometown: Louisville, Kentucky

Year in Formation: Sophomore

College: Holy Cross College

College Major: Business,Philosophy

Patron Saint: Pope St. John Paul II

Favorite Movie: Rudy, Gladiator

Favorite Books: The Screwtape Lettersby C.S. Lewis

Favorite Music: Gregory Alan Isakov, The Lumineers, Mumford and Sons

Hobbies: Golf, reading, playing basketball, watching sports

Favorite Way to Pray: I really enjoy rosary walks and silent meditation while walking; I have found that getting the blood pumping a little bit is extremely beneficial to my prayer.

Favorite Devotion: The Divine Mercy Chaplet, the Rosary

What drew you to Holy Cross? Above all else, the communal aspect of life in Holy Cross and the joy that flows from the communal life.

Favorite Verse: “Take delight in the Lord and he will grant your heart’s requests.” – Psalm 37:4

Favorite Quote: “Life with Christ is a wonderful adventure.” – Pope St. John Paul II

How can visitors to this page pray for you? Pray that I and all men discerning may grow closer to the will of the Lord.