hi! 

My name is Greta Gaffin. I'm from Boston, Massachusetts and I have a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and a master of theological studies from Boston University. Here's some of my writing. 

journalistic articles on...

education: 
Classes start soon in new Boston College program for 1st-generation, low-income students (in The National Catholic Reporter)
Protesters say they are returning to Lesley action after a third faculty no-confidence vote for leader (in Cambridge Day)
Boston seminary starts preparatory year program for priest candidates (in The National Catholic Reporter)
Closure of Boston-area Catholic school sparks unusual controversy online (in The National Catholic Reporter)

vocation:
Rhode Island priest known for food ministry is new bishop of Portland, Maine (in The National Catholic Reporter)
Bishop-elect Eager for Seattle Ministry (in The Living Church)
Order of the Holy Cross Sees Growth in Vocations (in The Living Church)
Boston's first Brazilian Catholic bishop wants immigrants to 'feel at home' (in The National Catholic Reporter)
Dominicans cite their charism for slight rise in vocations (in Global Sisters Report)
3 sisters form Sisters of the Little Way, a private association of the faithful (in Global Sisters Report)

politics:
Greenberg, unopposed, readies for fourth term on Newton City Council (in the Newton Beacon)
Tarik Lucas, at-large councilor, talks re-election run, zoning concerns (in the Newton Beacon)

You can read more local journalism I've written for Cambridge Day and for the Newton Beacon.

academic articles: "Black Nationalist Anglicanism: George Alexander McGuire and the African Orthodox Church," forthcoming, Anglican & Episcopal History

book reviews: New book examines Christianity during 'the plague that shook the Roman world (in The National Catholic Reporter)

essays: Meeting the Wolf (Plough)