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“Seven Saints for Seven Virtues” by Theology Alum

Jean Heimann, a recent alum of the MA in Theology program, had her book Seven Saints for Seven Virtues, published by Servant Books recently. In addition to wonderful reviews on, Heimann's book also received a glowing review on the National Catholic Register website.

You can follow Jean's work on her popular Catholic blog: Catholic Fire.

Alum Becomes Regular Crisis Contibutor

Several months ago we noted that Dusty Gates, an alum of the MA in Theology program, had an article published in Crisis, the Catholic magazine and website. Since then, Dusty has become a regular contributor with a dozen articles appearing on the Crisis website. If you want to take a look at Dusty's work, you can follow this link.

In addition to his writing, Dusty continues to serve as the Director of Adult Education at the Spiritual Life Center here in Wichita. Congratulations to Dusty on his continued success!

MTS Alum Begins Work as Missionary

(Picture via Catholic Advance)
(Picture via Catholic Advance)

Donovan Bailey, an alumnus of the Masters in Theological Studies program, has recently begun serving the Church, along with his family, as a lay missionary. After completing training in Mexico, the Baileys are now working in the Philippines through the Family Missions Company. The Catholic Advance recently profiled the Baileys, and you can follow their ministry on their blog:

Talk on “Catholic Vision of History” by MA in Theology Alum

Jackie Arnold, an alumna of the MA in Theology program, will be presenting a talk on "Reviving a Catholic Vision of History" on Saturday, June 21st, at the Spiritual Life Center in Wichita. The talk will draw on the work of noted Catholic historian Christopher Dawson, who was the subject of Arnold's masters thesis. For complete details and registration please visit the Spiritual Life Center website.

“Mockingjay” Article by MA in Theology Alum

Dusty-Gates-pic2Dusty Gates, an alumnus of the MA in Theology program, recently had an article published by the pastoral magazine, Homiletic & Pastoral Review. In the article, "The Holy Cross: A Real Life "Mockingjay" for Catholics," Gates makes connections between the popular Hunger Games trilogy and the Catholic faith. In his position as Director of Adult Education at the Spiritual Life Center in Wichita, KS, Gates has taught classes on the Hunger Games books and a range of other current issues.