William L. Patenaude, M.A., KHS

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Government
Occupation Regulator, Trainer, Writer
Location Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Introduction is an environmental regulator with a Master of Arts in theology. His thesis examined the influences of St. Bonaventure on Joseph Ratzinger/Benedict XVI. In 2010 he was inducted into the Theta Alpha Kappa honor society for theological studies. Most recently he presented at the 2012 International Congress on Medieval Studies. Bill is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island in mechanical engineering. He is a 25-year employee with Rhode Island's Department of Environmental Management, for which he has received numerous state and federal awards. Since 2004, Bill has been writing “Catholic Ecology” for the Rhode Island Catholic. He also writes about Catholicism and social commentary for local and national publications, including Catholic World Report and Ignatius Insights. Bill has most recently completed his new book Catholic Ecology: Its place in Orthodoxy, a Culture of Life, and the New Evangelization. Mr. Patenaude is also a Knight of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.
Interests Theology, ecology, evangelization, Catholic studies, weight training
Favorite Movies October Sky, Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, The Queen, Star Trek, Becket, The Cardinal ... and I'll think of more. Promise
Favorite Music All beautiful music that stirs the soul.
Favorite Books Besides Scripture? Anything by Ratzinger/B16, De Lubac, Von Balthasar, Augustine, Bonaventure ... okay, you get the idea.

You're trapped in a well with a goat and a slinky. Describe how you will escape.

I pray real hard!