A native of the great Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Michael is a lover of New England's mountains and ocean coastline. An avid cyclist, he had the privilege of racing at the collegiate level with Notre Dame's Cycling Club during graduate studies. Other things close to his heart include Ignatian and Carmelite spirituality, figuring out how to be human, sweet treats, Star Wars, and his fiancé, Molly, who gracefully puts up with his ridiculous antics. Michael P. O'Neill is a 2019 graduate of the Master of Divinity program at the University of Notre Dame. He currently serves as a hospital chaplain where he seeks to hold space for the experiences of his patients.