Mary Grace Mangano

Mary Grace Mangano is a writer currently living in New Jersey. She received her MFA in creative writing at the University of St. Thomas in Houston as an inaugural Gioia Family Fellowship recipient. Her writing has been published in America magazine, Dappled Things, Fare Forward and others. You can find more of her work at

Resources by Mary Grace Mangano

When we bring our full selves to a poem, we might discover something about ourselves and God’s presence in the world.
St. Ignatius encountered God through his imagination, and the poem requires the reader’s imagination to complete its meaning.
Mary Grace Mangano reflects on the Gospel for the Third Sunday of Easter, April 14, 2024, through her poem, “While We Were Talking.”

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