Entries by Teresa Marie Cariño

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My heart is frightened and anguished. The church is in crisis. The nation is in crisis. I want to know how all this will end.

Teresa Marie Cariño

Teresa Marie Cariño is pastoral associate for youth and young adult ministry at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola in New York City. 

Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, she has deep roots in the Jesuit education tradition.

After graduating from St. Ignatius College Prep, she attended the University of San Francisco (USF), earning a bachelor’s degree in Theology and Religious Studies with minors in Catholic Studies & Social Thought and Philippine Studies. While at USF, Teresa worked in the University Ministry office and co-founded the student leadership group Ignatian Companions. She also studied abroad with the Casa Bayanihan program at the Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines, working with marginalized communities.

Upon graduation, Teresa joined the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, spending a year of service working as a Tenant Organizer in New York City.