Interview With A Priest of the Anglican Ordinariate

I am Fr. Glenn Baaten, a priest of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter. I am the parish administrator of St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church in the Del Mar area of San Diego. I was ordained as a Catholic priest 2 and a half years ago. Prior to that, I served as an Anglican priest and, prior to that, a former Presbyterian pastor. My entry into the Roman Catholic Church has been a decades long, slow, but sure path into the fullness of the Church. Continue reading Interview With A Priest of the Anglican Ordinariate

Touring Taylor Guitars

by Br. Dominic Smith, O.S.A. Students from John Paul the Great Catholic University traveled to Taylor Guitar’s 145,000 square foot manufacturing facility in El Cajon last Thursday for a lesson in business planning. After studying various business models in the classroom, Professor Culbertson and his students visited one of the top manufacturers of acoustic guitars in the United States.  Students were given safety glasses and headphones … Continue reading Touring Taylor Guitars

JPCatholic Alumnus joins the Air Force

Christopher McCarthy graduated from John Paul the Great Catholic University in 2017 with a Bachelor degree in Communications Media. He works in the United States Air Force as an ‘AMMO Troop’, a Munitions Systems specialist dealing with ammunition or explosives. McCarthy is stationed at the Aviano Air Base in Italy, working with fighter jets. The job also involves a lot of back-end paperwork, computer-based training, forklift driving, and munitions assembly. Continue reading JPCatholic Alumnus joins the Air Force

Approved or Rejected? Criteria for Senior Film Projects

Last Fall, senior Production student Nicolas Alayo submitted a script to be considered for this year’s senior thesis films. “I was only aware of the types of projects that had been greenlit in the past, but I didn’t really use that as a guideline, I wanted to write something that was more ‘me’ – something I’d be proud and enthusiastic to put hours and hours of my time into.” A follow-up email two weeks later informed him that the project was a “go.” What made his script a good candidate for senior projects? Nicolas conceded, “I have no idea.” Continue reading Approved or Rejected? Criteria for Senior Film Projects