Sally McGill is Professor of Geology at California State University, San Bernardino. Formed in the evangelical Christian tradition and a member and elder in the Presbyterian Church for many years, she was received and confirmed in the Catholic Church during the Easter Vigil at St. John's Abbey in 2013. She seeks to embrace and integrate the various strands of spirituality that have nourished her growth throughout her life. She and her husband, John, live in Crestline, California. Sally was a resident scholar at the Collegeville Institute during the spring of 2006 and the spring of 2013.