Erika Ahern

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About me

Industry Education
Occupation mother, editor, writer, tutor
Location Our Town, Mind of God
Introduction Erika Ahern has been removing the plank from her own eye for 31 years. She is married to Scientist Dad and with him have three girls, ages 6 and under. She holds her BA from Catholic University and her MA in philosophy from Emory University, but neither degree has offered the sanctification she finds in her vocation as a child of God, a wife, and a mother. She is the campus coordinator for Regina Caeli Academy in Hartford, CT and writes for Catholic magazines and newspapers, including Columbia Magazine, Crisis Magazine, Catholic Exchange, and Catholic Lane.
Interests The Last Four Things, femininity, Pascal, modernity, antiquity, salvation and redemption, the triumph of Christ
Favorite Movies BBC Brideshead Revisited, The Passion of the Christ, A Man For All Seasons, Babette's Feast, Philadelphia Story (w/ Katherine Hepburn)
Favorite Music Shakira (yes, I know...), Bach, Sara Groves, Angelus, Palestrina, Haydn
Favorite Books Story of a Soul, Love Alone is Credible, Interior Castle, Kristin Lavransdatter Trilogy, Brideshead Revisited, Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries