Rev. Brian D. Zumbrum, OSFS

Rev. Brian D. Zumbrum, OSFS

First Profession:
August 15, 2009

Final Profession:
June 20, 2012

Ordination:
June 27, 2013

Ministries:
Faculty, Father Judge High School, Nativity Preparatory School; Deacon, Our Lady of Good Counsel 

Present Ministry:
Teacher / Assistant Principal – Nativity Preparatory School – Wilmington, DE

Personality by Pixels

Pope Francis has called for a jubilee Year of Mercy. How do you experience the mercy of God in your life?
That God continues to work with me even in my imperfections to help usher in the Kingdom of God.

With many experience of violence in the world and in our country, what is one way that you see Salesian gentleness as a healing agent?
As Salesians in the world, we are able to sit with those who are broken by this violent world and walk with them back to wholeness.

What is the most recent book you read? Who was the author, and what did you think of it?
The Ear, The Eye and The Arm by Nancy Farmer.  A beautiful book that speaks about tradition, family, and growing up in an exciting, fantasy, multi-cultural setting.

What is the most challenging dimension of Salesian Spirituality for you?
Constantly working to overcome one’s imperfections.

If you were pope, what would be one decision you would make to impact   Find a way in which homosexual women and men could feel truly at home in our midst.

What gives you joy as an Oblate of St. Francis de Sales?
This life with my brothers.

If someone were to write a biography of your life, what title would you give it?
I have taken hold and will not let go.

Which person taught you a lesson that is especially valuable to you? What was the lesson?
John Hanley – The world alread has a savior and you are not it.