Fr. David F. May joined the Madonna House community in 1974 and was ordained a priest in 1981. For over ten years he served as editor for the monthly paper, Restoration, for which he has written countless articles. His essays and poetry have appeared in Humanum Review, the A Place of Passage anthology (Story Line Press, 2000) and his chapbook The Price of Sparrows (Franciscan University, 2007). He lives in a poustinia (Russian type of hermitage) in Combermere, Canada.