A Day in the Life of a Jesuit
Published: Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Updated: Tuesday, April 5, 2011 17:04
The white collar of priesthood might to some seem like a hefty responsibility. However, Collins sees himself on the same level as those surrounding him.
"I like to fashion myself, in a sense, as not so extraordinary," Collins said. "[Students] deal with me at my verbal wittiest and verbal clumsiest."
Collins finds that by crossing paths with students each day in his various roles, he serves as a subtle reminder that priests can be ordinary, too — even if their vocation aims to transcend mere worldly matters.