Michael Ceragioli was born in Lake Tahoe, Nevada, and received his BA in philosophy in 2014 from Pomona College in Claremont, CA. After graduating, he served traumatized youth in San Francisco, CA as a mental health counselor. He received a Master's degree in theology from Mt. Angel Seminary in St. Benedict, OR, writing his thesis on "Curiosity in St. Augustine's Confessions." He serves as director of theological ministries at St. Michael the Archangel Church in Portland, OR, where he teaches parishioners in the “Theology Nights” series, students in “Newman lectures”, and candidates and catechumens in RCIA classes.
He is currently serving as the Program Director for the Certificate in Evangelization.