This peer-reviewed article was chosen for New Theology Review’s annual Award for Theological Reflection. It address the theological issues associated with the increasingly common practice of “Sunday Celebrations in the Absence of a Priest” (SCAP) among Catholic Churches that do not have a resident priest pastor.
CATHOLIC PRISON MINISTRIES COMPETENCIESIn 2021, I assisted the USCCB in review and approval of competencies for minister formation and certification for Catholic pastoral care in prison ministries, and for Certified Catholic Correctional Chaplains. Read More.
STRATEGIC MINISTRY DURING COVID-19Reflections and reputable resources for assisting Catholic ministers - clergy and laity - for engaging and planning ongoing responses to the pandemic. Read More.
ROME CONFERENCE ON LAY MINISTRYIn 2018, I traveled to Rome to present on best practices for the formation of the laity and lay ministers. The trip included a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet Pope Francis. Read More.
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