Vision of the New Jerusalem
Christina Braudaway-Bauman is directory of the Pastoral Excellence Network.
Sister Kathleen Atkinson
Sister Kathleen is a Benedictine of Annunciation Monastery, Bismarck, North Dakota. She is creatively engaged in speaking, writing, and a “Ministry on the Margins” state penitentiary inmates, and other people who are God’s anawim among us.
Sister Kathleen holds an MA in Theology from St John’s University and a Doctorate in Ministry from the University of St. Thomas. She is the author of two books, God Is Always There. Psalms for Every Moment and Letting Go and Letting God. 21 Centuries of Faith (Liguori Publications).
Chris is a 2013 graduate from St. John’s School of Theology with a Masters of Liturgical Music. Originally from St. James, NY on Long Island, Chris now lives in St. Cloud, MN and works as the Director of Music for Christ Church Newman Center at St. Cloud State University. Previously, Chris spent two years living and serving in Camden, NJ. He graduated in 2009 from Crane School of Music in New York with a degree in Music Education.
Sandy is a 2013 graduate from St. John’s School of Theology-Seminary with a Master of Pastoral Ministry. She is currently the Director of Missions for Moto Hope Missions. Sandy has over 30 years of experience in Catholic education and ministry.
Sower and the Seed
Sister Michelle values the gift of shared wisdom manifest through mutual companioning and learning. She lives in a mixed community of Sisters and young adult Franciscan Community Volunteers in St. Cloud, and has served in pastoral ministry, spiritual direction, retreat work, and congregational leadership. Currently Michelle works in young adult ministry as well as with the Franciscan Sisters’ Mexico mission and their Sister Community in Kenya.
Road to Emmaus
Timothy is a native of Old Mines, MO. After completing a degree in music education at Quincy University, he spent three years as a Canon of the Order of Prémontré (Norbertines) in De Pere, WI. During and after his time in religious life, Timothy spent three years teaching religion. He completed an MA in Liturgical Studies at Saint John’s University, Collegeville, MN. Timothy served as the Director of the Office of Liturgy for the Diocese of Salt Lake City. Currently, Timothy is the Director of Liturgical Programs at Marquette University.
Vision of Isaiah
Steve is a retired lay ecclesial minister from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. He served for 38 years in parish ministry . Steve is married with three adult children and lives in Prior Lake, Minnesota.
1 Samuel 16 – 2 Samuel 24
Rebecca is currently in her final semester of the Master of Divinity program at St. John’s School of Theology. In addition to her studies, she works as a graduate assistant for Seeing the Word. After graduating, she hopes to go on to work in hospital chaplaincy.