Fr. Pier Giorgio (Pacelli) of Christ the King, OCD, is a Discalced Carmelite Friar and managing editor of the Institute of Carmelite Studies Publications. He grew up in the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New York and graduated from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. In college, he was president and rush chair of his fraternity until Jesus dramatically changed his life. He currently studies Language, Literature, and Translation at UW-Milwaukee, and keeps careful track of how many days until FOCUS Summer Projects, where he serves as a chaplain.