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Resources for Lay Ministers

National Association for Lay Ministry
A collaborative organization of lay, religious and ordained ministers that empowers, advocates for, and develops lay pastoral leadership and promotes the growth of lay pastoral ministry in the Catholic Church; see also emerging models of pastoral leadership

Lay Ecclesial Ministry
USCCB page highlights the statement Co-workers in the Vineyard of the Lord, a resource for diocesan bishops and for all others who are responsible for guiding the development of lay ecclesial ministry in the United States; read also FAQs about the document

Lay Ecclesial Ministry National Symposium
Annual event hosted by Saint John's School of Theology and Seminary in Collegeville, MN

Contact Us

Program Director

John P. Edwards, PhD
pastoralministry@villanova.edu
[610] 519-3507
St. Mary Hall 109-15

Associate Director

Rev. Joseph Calderone, OSA, EdD
joseph.calderone@villanova.edu
[610] 519-7477
St.Mary Hall 109-15

Assciate Director for Peer Ministry

Meghan Dietzler
meghan.dietzler@villanova.edu
[610] 519-5178
St. Mary Hall 109-14