In this episode, Tony Mazurkiewicz, Chaplain for Georgetown University Athletics, joins the conversation.
Tony Mazurkiewicz serves as the Georgetown University Chaplain for Athletics and the Senior Advisor of the Georgetown John Main Center for Meditation and Interreligious Dialogue. Prior to his current positions, Tony served as a member of the Carmelite Order as a brother and priest for 15 years, including five years as President of Mount Carmel High School in Chicago, IL.
Tony has over 20 years of ministerial and leadership experience in K-12 public and private schools, parishes, retreat centers and prisons. He received his undergraduate degree from Yale University and received his Masters in Divinity degree from the Washington Theological Union. He is a trained Spiritual Director, Mediator, and Enneagram Facilitator who also holds certificates in Carmelite Studies, the Spiritual Exercises and Non-Profit Management.
Tony opens up with a centering down practice. Then Tony and Keith have a conversation about:
8:08 - What it means to be the Chaplain for Athletics.
15:55 - University mission integration in athletics, and the inherent challenges it brings.
23:19 - Reflecting on the impact of Tony's role in the athletics department.
26:27 - Leaning in vs. Leaning back in sports and life.
33:14 - Integrating mindfulness into a university community during COVID and beyond.
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Keith & Tim