Father Carsten is a Jesuit priest. Before entering the Society of Jesus, Fr. Carsten held a variety of jobs, including childcare worker at the Children's Home in Poughkeepsie, New York. As a Jesuit scholastic, he taught religion and mathematics and directed a summer day camp at St. Luke's Church in the South Bronx, taught theology, history and mathematics at Fordham Prep School, and spent a summer teaching in Rhodesia (Zimbabwe). Ordained a priest in 1977, Fr. Carsten served for two years as a campus minister at Northern Illinois University. Called back east, Fr. Carsten enjoyed eleven years as chaplain at Fordham Prep, eight years as director of campus ministry at Saint Peter's College, and seven years as pastor of Saint Anthony Church in Oceanside (Long Island), New York. Fr. Carsten's faith and enthusiasm are infectious! He is here to share the good news of Jesus Christ. Celebrate the moment – celebrate the day!