A native of New Orleans, Lorraine is a singer, songwriter, and music minister whose music is inspired by her faith journey as a Catholic wife and mother. In preparation for the release concert, Lorraine is collecting prayer intentions through her website, and attendees will be praying for those intentions during the night.
Mimi originally created her posterboard presentation for the 2015 Graduate Student Research Symposium held on April 14th, then submitted her project for the Monroe Library Student Research Competition. She has summarized the historical controversy regarding Thecla and her relevance to women today in an abstract of her presentation:
It supports five weeks of full-time work on a project that is intended to cross-fertilize Dr. Ruiz’s research and teaching.
The program Melanie Rainier designed was featured as "an innovative project promoting Catholic identity" in the March 2015 issue of the magazine.
John is thel latest volume in the Feasting on the Gospels series, a new seven-volume commentary that covers every passage in the New Testament Gospels from four different perspectives. The series has been designed for both lectionary and nonlectionary preachers by Westminster John Knox Press.
Ansel wrote the commentaries for Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Luke, 2 Peter, and Revelation.
Located in Yonkers, New York, and established in 2001, the St. Augustine Foundation is a charitable organization whose mission is promoting the teaching of the Catholic Church. Its website helps to educate the faithful on Natural Family Planning (NFP), human sexuality, the virtue of chastity, marriage, conjugal love, and responsible parenthood.
LIM alumnus Jim Prator has been working as a full-time hospice chaplain for the past 20+ years. Early on, he worked as an engineer in both the oil and space industries. In the late 1970s, while running his retail nursery business in Picayune, Mississippi, Jim pursued a Master's degree at Loyola through LIM. He wanted to help close the gap in the typical Catholic parishioner’s understanding of the Old and New Testaments, and he completed the MRE in 1979.
As Social Services Director, Kristen will provide and direct counseling and social services to the residents of St. Margaret's at Mercy, assisting residents and their families in adjusting from a home or hospital setting to St. Margaret's. Kristen's degree in Pastoral Studies has certainly prepared her to carry out St.
Amy is currently an 8th grade math teacher, supporting her school's mission "to ensure each student succeeds in life " Clearly this honor recognizes her as one of the "creative facilitators" that Carver Middle School encourages its teachers to be. Through her professional excellence, she encourages students to advance at their own pace, becoming global learners in a caring and supportive community.