Then, as now, it was the commercial and cultural center of the state. French Canadians have since come in to help build its industries; its charm has been discovered by wealthy persons from large cities who have built summer residences in and around it; the automobile has enabled many of the better-to-do inhabitants to move from the city to its surroundings where they have built houses of colonial type in spacious grounds.
After my first semester, I started doing discipleship and then my sophomore year, I started leading my own Bible study. I went to the conferences all four years of college. I became a student leader my senior year and when I was at a FOCUS conference my senior year, they announced that the Augustine Institute would be opening.
I had planned on going to another graduate school, but quickly switched. We got married that summer and moved to Denver, but I needed to find a job.
So, I did everything from admissions to party planning to financial aid. Kevin was then part of the first graduating class. Then we were looking into what was next.
But that changed, so we came on board. There is so much work to do in the New Evangelization. FOCUS is constantly adding new campuses; our conferences are growing, and we are now working at a parish level.
There is so much to look forward to and so much work to be done. My official title is senior director of curriculum. The best way to phrase is it that I oversee the resources that both our missionaries and student leaders use on campus.
So, anything from our Bible studies or discipleship materials that students are using to be formed then going out to be missionaries My goal is to take those resources and put them in the hands of our leaders in a way that makes sense so that we can form them and allow them to reach others as the missionary disciples that they are.
What role does your education from the Augustine Institute play in your day-to-day functions? It plays a huge part of what I do. Even this week I was pulling out different books that I had read.
Obviously the school has changed a lot since the inaugural class that I was in. When I was a student, the only way that you could access Augustine Institute formation and education and resources was being a student on campus.
Not only has it expanded to distance education, which is so valuable to leaders in the New Evangelization across the country, but they have also taken that perspective and expanded it to FORMED. Is there a particular class, professor, or moment from your time at the Augustine Institute that stands out for you?
Tim Gray formed me the most. I had about a third to half of my classes with him.
To experience the way that Dr. Gray understands Scripture and the way that he is able to dig deeper within the narrative and take all the depth of knowledge that he has and present it in a way that people can understand and marvel at is something that I aspire to do.
His method of teaching the Word of God is an amazing thing that has impacted not only my own life but the priests around the Archdiocese and other graduate students. Lisa, you are a mother, a wife, a speaker, a podcaster, the founder of Made to Magnify, and now a co-founder of the Lux Conference.
On top of all that, you are a graduate student at the Augustine Institute. In simple terms, how do you do it? To be honest, I have a lot of help.Two Minute Apologetics. Below are some quick answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ's) that Catholics get.
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