Bo Bonner

Bo Bonner is the Director of Campus Ministry and Assistant Professor at Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines, IA. He has taught at Newman, Wichita State, Tulsa, and Oklahoma State Universities as well. He converted to Catholicism in the midst of Protestant Seminary at Duke Divinity School, coming into the Church at Easter, 2006. He is a Benedictine Oblate at Our Lady of Clear Creek Monastery in Oklahoma, choosing the oblate name "Odo" out of respect for the Cluniac vision of the Benedictine Life and the Civilization of Christendom in general. He and his wife Robyn have been married well over a decade, and they have four children: Elias, Stella, Antonia and Finnian. Bo was born on the feast of St. Blaise, the patron of throats, and he has not stopped talking ever since.