Fr. Michael Holleran was raised on Long Island and attended high school in Manhattan. In the five years he was a Jesuit, he attended Fordham Rose Hill and received degrees in Philosophy and Classical Languages. Upon graduation, he entered the Carthusian Order and remained for 22 years: 12 years spent in Vermont, seven at the Grande Chartreuse in France, and three in England. Since 1994, he has worked as a parish priest in Manhattan and the Bronx. In 2009, he was received as a priest of the Archdiocese of New York by Cardinal Egan. Fr. Michael loves interfaith work, travel, and film. You can know more about Fr. Michael and listen to his weekly homilies and talks by visiting his website at www.michaelkholleran.org. You can also check him out at youtube.com/michaelkholleran .