Mary Schwarz was born and raised in Rhode Island, as the youngest of 4 children in a loving Catholic family. After studying English at Grove City College (PA), she earned a Masters in Philosophy from Franciscan University of Steubenville. In the Jubilee Year 2000, she consecrated herself to Christ in Regnum Christi, on the feast of Christ the King.
Her years of ministry have primarily focused on spiritual direction and formation for college and young adults. She has recently completed her doctoral studies in philosophy at the University of Dallas, where she wrote her thesis on the topic of the “metaphysics of hospitality.” She has a passion for prayer, evangelizing, coffee, biking, and spending quality time with new and old friends.