Mary Lou Bozza is the Assistant Director of the Center for Ministry and Service at Regis College in Weston, Massachusetts. Mary Lou and her husband Gary are the parents of a delightful toddler, and spend much of their time surrounded by their large Irish-Italian-Chinese-Lebanese family, enjoying delicious food and each other.
After growing up in central Connecticut, Mary Lou attended Boston College, graduating with a degree in Theology and Hispanic Studies. Her senior thesis about Dorothy Day is part of the Dorothy Day archives at Marquette University.
Following graduation, she taught high school theology and urban studies as a Jesuit Alumni Volunteer in Chicago before pursuing a Master of Divinity degree at Yale Divinity School. She later served as a Campus Minister and Theology instructor at St. Louis University, International Relations and Delegations Coordinator at FUNDAHMER in El Salvador, Director of Confirmation and Youth Ministry at Good Shepherd Parish in Wayland, Massachusetts, and the Director of Development at Haley House, a Boston non-profit founded in the Catholic Worker Tradition.
Mary Lou is also a founding member of FACES (Faith in Action with El Salvador), a U.S. non-profit established to support community organizations in El Salvador. Mary Lou's writing has been published by Liguori Press, various Catholic newspapers, and in a collection of essays about feminism and faith.
Humility, being grounded and unclouded by our own egotistical concerns, allows us to see the bigger picture, outside of ourselves, by being open to being changed by the experiences of others around us.VIEW
May our hearts and eyes remain open to the daily bread set before us, and may we be brave enough to keep walking, and keep sharing our bread with others along the way.VIEW