Matthew Farley, S.J. is a Jesuit who teaches English at Saint Ignatius College Preparatory in San Francisco, CA. He holds a B.A. from Stanford in English and Masters degrees in Theology and Philosophy, from the University of Notre Dame, and Fordham University, respectively. He has engaged in a variety of missionary works in his Jesuit training, including work with the Missionaries of Charity in Jamaica and prison ministry in Los Angeles. As soon as he is ordained a priest, he hopes to pursue special studies in literature and theology.
“Relearn the bone.
Thump the gourd of the unknown.
Starch yourself in hoary robes, and
Roll away the stone.”