I never expected to move from frequently snowy, traffic-filled Boston, Massachusetts to frequently humid, alligator-packed Ave Maria, Florida, except maybe to enjoy my “twilight years.” I could have imagined one day way in the future retiring from active priestly ministry with a couple of my Franciscan brothers who might be willing to let me take my turn driving the golf cart as we searched high and low for the perfect non-fat yogurt. Yet, here I find myself, far from retirement age, just finishing up my first year as Director of Campus Ministry for Ave Maria University and loving where the Lord has led me. And what an amazing first year it has been! 
With the creation of our new larger dorm chapel dedicated to Our Lady of Guadalupe,