Fr. Anthony Borrow, S.J., Jesuit Community Superior, was born and raised in Florida and graduated from Barry University with a Bachelors in Liberal Studies. Fr. Anthony studied Spanish and has had the opportunity to travel to Mexico, Puerto Rico, Honduras and the Dominican Republic to immerse himself not only in the language but the diverse cultures of the Hispanic community.
Fr. Anthony entered the Society of Jesus in 1998 and has regularly been involved with ministering to a variety of incarcerated populations (detention centers, jails, and juvenile detention centers). He studied philosophy at St. Louis University where he also obtained a Masters in Counseling. He then went on to study theology and obtained his Masters of Divinity from the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University in Berkeley, California. Fr. Anthony was ordained a priest in 2010 at Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama.
As a Jesuit, Fr. Anthony has taught theology at Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas and later served as Campus Minister, theology teacher and school counselor at Cristo Rey Jesuit in Houston, Texas. While teaching, Fr. Anthony wrote a series of reflections to help his students learn and experience the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius Loyola. More recently, Fr. Anthony served as the Associate Pastor at Immaculate Conception Church in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In addition, he has served on the board of the Ignatian Spirituality Institute.
Fr. Mark McKenzie, S.J. completed theological studies at the Divinity School of St. Louis University in 1970, having been ordained a priest in June 1969. His ministries have included teaching Mathematics at Jesuit High Schools in Kansas City and St. Louis and parish ministry in Denver, CO, Trinidad, CO, St. Louis and most recently San Antonio. Fr. Mark served as the Pastoral Assistant for the Central & Southern Province of the Society of Jesus for 5 years.
Luz Restrepo, Administrative Assistant, arrived at Montserrat in February 2004. Before that, she was an annual retreat attendee since 1999. Luz was born in Colombia, South America and came to the United States when she was nine years old. Luz achieved her Associate Degree in Bilingual Teaching from Tarrant County Community College. She loves Montserrat and feels very blessed and privileged to be working here with the Jesuit priests and all the wonderful people whom she has met.