Year: 6th year missionary Kevin is the Team Director for the Digital Campus Home State: Kansas Favorite Sports: football, lacrosse, soccer Favorite Saints: St. Ignatius of Loyola, Bl. Pier-Giorgio Frassati Favorite Book: Interior Freedom by Jacques Philippe Favorite Bible Verse: Galatians 2:20 – “It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me.” Kevin is pictured above with his wife, Lisa.
Name: Jonathan Teixeira
Year: 5th year missionary Home State: Pennsylvania Hobbies: crossword puzzles, playing the ukulele, shape note singing Saints: Isidore of Seville, St. Joseph the Worker, St. Faustina, Bl. John Paul II Books: Ella Minnow Pea, Adam and Eve After the Pill, Alice in Wonderland (and Through the Looking Glass) Favorite Foods: buffalo wings, Sour Patch Kids, lemonade, burritos, pretzels Greatest Memory from College: Winning a tournament to become SUNY Geneseo’s undisputed Mario Kart: Double Dash Champion Favorite Candy that isn’t made anymore: purple swedish fish Jonathan is pictured above with his wife, Amanda.
Name: Melissa Keating
Year: 1st year missionary Home State: St. Louis, MO (Go Cards!)
Hobbies: Reading, writing, hiking
Favorite Saints: St. Catherine Laboure, St. Faustina, Bl. Pier-Giorgio Frassati, St. Luke, St. Therese of Liseux, St. Vincent de Paul, and Mama Mary!
Favorite Bible Verses: Psalm 18, Ex 14:14, Mt 28:18-20
Favorite Book: The Robe, Harry Potter, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, anything by Jacques Philippe Favorite Movies: The Godfather Trilogy, The Power of One, and The Muppet Movie Random Fact: I was a vegetarian for a year in middle school. I’ve been making up for lost time ever since.
Name: Jeff Stephens
Year: 1st year missionary Home State: Ohio Favorite Book: My Visit to Hell, by Dr. Paul Thigpen Best Part of Waking Up: The blood of Jesus in your cup (going to Mass!) Hobbies: playing music, going to concerts, and watching EWTN really late at night. Favorite Bible Verses: John 6:53-54, John 6:68 What do you always carry in your pockets: keys, phone, rosary, tissues, wallet, and chapstick If you had a boat, what would you name it: The White Pearl of Pietrelcina Favorite Saint: St. Pio (hence the boat name)
Name: Sara Barton
Year: 3rd year missionary Home State: Illinois Favorite Books: Life of Christ by Fulton Sheen and Divine Mercy in My Soul -St. Faustina’s Diary Hobbies: reading, running, and drinking coffee Favorite Bible Story: Daniel 3, The Fiery Furnace Things I like that Most People Don’t: cleaning and organizing Favorite Saints: St. Faustina, St. Scholastica, St. Therese of Lisuex Random Fact: I once memorized 157 digits of Pi to win a bet; 3.14159265358979… I won apple pie a la mode.
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