are you enrolled in EIM/MTS?
do you plan to use your knowledge/degree in your ministry?
mortal has most influenced your spiritual life, and why?
a postulant for Holy
Orders in the Episcopal Church.
program is highly
recommended by our Bishop. The program provides the opportunity
to obtain a Master's in Theological Studies while continuing to perform
various ministries, duties and functions in our home parishes.
degree will prove
invaluable for my service as a Priest in the Episcopal Church. It
allows the use of both the practical and academic in ministry.
- both the human and
divine. After Jesus, the influences are my Grandmother, St.
Francis of Assisi, Oscar Romero, Dom Helder Camara, Maximillian Kolbe,
and St. Therese Lisieux.
|Mary L. Hildebrandt
husband, Bud, and I facilitate a small Parish prayer group, we chair
the Adult Faith Formation Committee for Shrine of St. Bernadette, give
time to the Church Library, I am a Lay Canossian, I sing with the
Choralairs to home bound seniors in homes, hospices, churches,
organizations and involved with our grandchildren.
am enrolled in the MTS to serve the Lord and my community better
informed. My personal journey in Theological studies transports
me to joyful adventures where I encounter enchantment and
delight. It has been an awe-inspiring and reverent trip.
am sharing this experience, every single opportunity that presents
itself, with our groups and in our classes (ex. Catechism, Apologetics,
book discussions) and the community.
maternal grandmother influenced my spiritual life the most. She
was a holy person that dealt with all obstacles and hardships in a
prayerful way. She participated in the Church and served the
Lord. Even today, it is amazing to me that I never heard her
complain: although there were many reason to complain. (We lived
next door to her, and I liked the serenity in her house:
therefore, I almost lived in her house.)
to those who are
marginalized (specifically incarcerated and/or poor women)
attention and resources to
people who have been denied their personhood as Children of God.
grandfather ~ he pushed me to
be silent for long periods of time. It was in those moments of
silence I came to recognize God.
am an RCIA team member and I teach an apologetics class in my parish,
auditing one class in Christian Ethics. I have been interested in
moral theology for a long time, and wanted to do some formal study of
am not going to get a degree. I plan to use what I learn in my
teaching in my parish.
Therese of Lisieux, the Little Flower. Her “little way” is, for
me, the secret of living the Christian life.
prison ministry and teen ministry.
primary reason is to
understand our faith and know God better. Secondary reason is to
be able to competently assist others in the same journey.
have no idea yet. God will let me know when it's time. :)
grandmother. She cared about everyone and accepted everyone as
they were. She was the least judgmental person I've known, and
someone worthy of attempting to emulate.
am team coordinator for the
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) as well as serving as a
lay minister with the clergy at the liturgies as needed.
be better equipped to
understand the evolution of religion.
trust that through this
program I will gain the knowledge that will enable me to be a better
facilitator to the RCIA and others who question how and why religion.
mother and her faithfulness
to prayer; my patron - Our Blessed Mother - and her response to God,
"Behold I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be it done to me
according to your word." (Lk 1:38)
|Pamela M. Snow
provide direct patient care as a Physician Assistant. I am active
at Saint Joseph on the Rio Grande Catholic Church.
further my knowledge in theology with an emphasis in pastoral
care and spiritual direction.
care as an adjunct and separately from my medical career.
Sheila O’Halloran, CSJ and many of her community members, my Mom, and
my maternal Grandparents. Unconditional love of family,
friends, and neighbors through action.