Marc DelMonico

About Marc J. DelMonico, Ph.D.

Dr. Marc DelMonico is a professional Catholic theologian and ministry consultant with over 5 years of executive-level expertise and advocacy within the national Catholic Church developing, implementing and consulting on professional ministry formation standards, competencies and structures of implementation and support. As the current Director of Certification for Ecclesial Ministry and Service at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), Marc has assisted in the development and implementation of standards in the areas of Catholic health care chaplaincy, pastoral care and prison ministries, campus ministry, parish and diocesan-based leadership roles, catechetical and education-based roles and intercultural competency, among others.

Marc also has over 30 years of experience in a wide variety of Catholic ministerial endeavors ranging from the practice of Catholic and ecumenical liturgy in intercultural contexts and the art of its implementation, to faith-based justice and advocacy, to parish-based ministerial trainings and national ministry workshops.

Dr. DelMonico is a scholar and teacher in the field of Catholic theology, having studied it broadly for over 20 years, with a specific focus in systematic theology. His professional theological training and research interests are in Catholic systematic theology. He has over 6 years combined experience as a highly rated theology professor to undergraduates, college-educated adults and graduate students, with specializations in Introduction to Catholicism and the Bible, Catholic Social Teaching, ecclesiology, and Christology. He is a sought-after thinker addressing the complex changes in ministry caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic, simultaneous social traumas and the ongoing related re-alignment of the practice of faith in institutional church structures.

Marc also brings a wide range of business project management and experience. With 10+ years working as a detail-oriented leader in various types of team structures, and oversight roles, he has managed many projects to successful completion, with project or office budgets ranging from $1,000 to $200,000. 

A collaborative minister and thinker, Dr. DelMonico’s career has been deeply informed by his desire to ensure a vibrant, intellectually-engaged and relevant future for Christian communities of faith, especially within the Catholic Church.

Dr. DelMonico is available to offer

  • ministry-focused workshops,
  • days of reflection,
  • ministry assessment, leadership and visioning workshops,
  • liturgical evaluations and development services,
  • faith-based social justice advocacy strategies and development and
  • public lectures on various theological topics

He is also available for strategizing implementation of digital communications techniques, including website development and deployment, in conjunction with the team of Perisphere Media.

To request Marc’s services for your parish, community or organization, please complete this online contact form.

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Request Dr. DelMonico's professional services for a liturgical, ministerial or leadership consultation, or for an academic or public presentation. Contact Marc here.