A thoughtful and scholarly voice on theology at Spring Hill since 1979, Austin Texas native Rev. Christopher Viscardi, S.J., entered the Jesuits in 1967 and was ordained a priest in 1976. Fr. Viscardi completed his doctorate in theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, in the area of spirituality. In 1986, he was appointed chair of Spring Hill’s Theology Department and of the Philosophy & Theology Division. He is currently working on a history of the Jesuit, Catholic mission and identity of Spring Hill College based on his sabbatical research in the Jesuit archives in Rome, Paris, New Orleans and Spring Hill College.