➤ Age: 25
➤ Seminary year: 4th Theology, Notre Dame Seminary
➤ Home Parish: Our Lady of Lourdes, Slidell
➤ Elementary School: Our Lady of Prompt Succor, Chalmette
➤ High School: Holy Cross High School/Notre Dame High School, Sherman Oaks, Calif.
➤ College: Villanova University (two years astronomy and astrophysics)
➤ Confirmation saint: St. Jude Thaddeus
➤ Why did you choose this saint?: He is the patron saint of desperate cases, and I saw myself as a desperate case when I was in high school. I entrusted my spiritual life to his intercession so that he would lead me to a deeper relationship with our Blessed Lord and his holy Church.
➤ Favorite food: Seafood
➤ Favorite Religious book: “The Soul of the Apostolate” by Dom Jean-Baptiste Chautard; “The Literal Exposition of Job” by St. Thomas Aquinas; “The Story of a Soul” by St. Therese of Lisieux
➤ Favorite Secular book: “Crime and Punishment” by Fyodor Dostoevsky and “Silence” by Shusaku Endo
➤ Favorite Religious Movie: “Becket” (1964) and “A Man for All Seasons” (1966)
➤ Favorite Secular Movie: “Patton” (1970)
➤ Favorite TV Show: “Monk”
➤ Favorite Feast of the Church: Aside from the Easter Triduum, my favorites are the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (Sept. 14) and the Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows (Sept. 15)
➤ Would you rather walk, run, bike or swim? Walk
➤ Would you rather cook or go out to eat? Go out to eat (I can’t cook, sadly.)
➤ Would you rather vacation at the beach or in the mountains? I do not enjoy the beach and I am not a huge fan of mountains, either; but it if I had to choose, I’d rather a vacation in the mountains.
➤ What else would you like to share? I am a triplet – two sisters in addition to me. I enjoy classical music, with my favorite composer being Johann Sebastian Bach, and I also enjoy Gregorian chant and sacred polyphony. My favorite saints include St. Therese of Lisieux, Pope St. Pius X, St. Thomas Aquinas and St. Thomas More.