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Vito Michienzi
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Attended Queen's University
Lives in Ottawa, Ontario
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Being in a high school, I'm exposed to some incredibly amazing students every day. One of the common things I hear is their aspiration to be "really famous" for something: acting, music, comedy, sc...
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With the endless noise and distractions vying for your attention, being able to focus on a single task seems like a distant ideal.
Focus is such a cherished trait to have today. With the endless noise and distractions vying for your attention, being able to focus on a single task seems like a distant ideal. Even spending time ...
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Backing up Data In the Cloud. We're moving right now towards everything being “in the cloud,” but some people seem to think it's a magical lala land where data just kind of hangs out. Let's just be clear about what's going on when you send things to the cloud to “sync all your devices together.” ...
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A real education isn’t about pruning the branches of a student to fit a certain look – it’s about planting and watering seeds.
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The next generation isn’t here to lead tomorrow -
they’re already leading today.
Sometimes when I think the troubles of the world are overwhelming and the fight seems hopeless, a wake-up call comes my way. This year I was honoured to take a group of students to the National WE ...
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Sometimes, we’re determined to prove our answer is right and would be willing to fight for it until others concede. Even if we never prove it to be correct, our ego can tell us the problem is with everyone else.
When we always have a need to be right, to be in control and to accept our way is the best way to make things happen, we miss out. We miss out on an opportunity to learn something new. We miss out ...
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While daydreams are a distraction from doing the work that needs to get done, there is a way to use them for your benefit.
If there was a way to earn a doctorate in daydreaming, I would've earned two... and received honorary ones from other universities as well. While daydreams are a distraction from doing the work tha...
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To get wrapped up in the drudgery of frustration, where many people like to sit and complain, will always leave you miserable.
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Be careful of those who are self-serving because they will never have your interests at heart.
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Writer, High School Chaplain, Magician
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  • Ottawa Catholic School Board
    Chaplaincy Leader, 2013 - present
  • Magicthis
    Ottawa Magician, 2004 - 2014
  • Ottawa Catholic School Board
    High School Teacher, 2009 - 2013
  • Queen's University
    Teaching Assistant, 2012
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Ottawa, Ontario
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London, Ontario - Kingston, Ontario
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I am an author, high school chaplain and professional magician. I graduated from St. Paul University, have an advanced degree from Queen's University in Religious Studies, and have worked in high school, university and parish settings in various capacities. 

More recently, I have been involved in speaking to audiences on culture, faith formation and spirituality.

Obsessed with art, I am forever pondering the nature of true artistry regardless of its form or platform; stretching himself to provide a unique experience to every audience, and every person, in order for them to experience a true moment of wonder and awe in their lives.
Bragging rights
Café du Monde 2007, Magic Castle 2008, Comic-Con 2011
Education
  • Queen's University
    Masters (Religion & Modernity), 2012
  • University of Ottawa
    Education, 2008 - 2009
  • Saint Paul University
    Theology, 2004 - 2008
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