Spencer Garrett speaks on his year as a Seton Teaching Fellow, becoming a godparent, and the call to continue to work to change and form Catholic schools.
God decided that his little laborer should be brought to the ample and fertile lands of New York to plant her seed—that is, she should fulfill the call of Christ in Matthew 9:35-8: “The harvest is great, but the laborers are few. Pray, therefore, that the Lord of the harvest may send forth laborers into his harvest.”
Alejandro Uribe, a Miami native and graduate of Florida International University, is a current 2nd Year Seton Teaching Fellow. In the Spring, we sat down
I cannot begin to express how grateful I am for the women I have met this year, nor put into words the emotions I feel when I think about how much love I am shown, but I will try. When I first applied to be a Seton Teaching Fellow, I knew community was one of Seton’s driving pillars. I knew that if I said yes, I would be living intentionally with a group of women. The thought of this excited me, but don’t get me wrong, I also had my doubts. What if I wasn’t “Catholic enough”? At the time I believed it, but now I laugh at the fact that I thought faith could be measured, as if 70% meant I was just Catholic enough. Nonetheless, I knew what I wanted.