Stacey Noem

Stacey  Noem

Associate Professional Specialist
Director of Human and Spiritual Formation, Masters of Divinity Program


BA - French; University of Notre Dame
BS - Pre-professional Studies; University of Notre Dame
MDiv - University of Notre Dame (2005)

Research and Teaching Interests

Formation for those preparing to serve the Catholic Church as Lay Ecclesial Ministers.
Community Formation and Development especially concerning communication and conflict resolution.
Formation for Marriage and Family Life.

Recent Publications


Happily Even After - Invited blog on the USCCB website for Marriage and Family Life:
2014. “How To Take Young Children to Mass, Some Days Are Better Than Others.” West River Catholic 42, no. 4 (August 2014): 19.
2013. “Evangelizing with a Beautiful, Persuasive Invitation,” Church Life, Journal of the Notre Dame Institute for Church Life, August 2013.
2013. “Sexual Intimacy: Becoming a Total Gift of Self,”, Ave Maria Press, May 2013.
2013. “The Gifts and Challenges of Practicing NFP,”, Ave Maria Press, March 2013.
2013. “Family Planning,”, Ave Maria Press, February 2013.
2011. “How To Take Young Children to Mass,”, United States Catholic Conference of Bishops, October 2011.
Content Reviewer. 2002.  When I Call For Help, revised edition. United States Catholic Conference of Bishops Statement on Domestic Violence.



Stacey is currently the Director of Human and Spiritual Formation for lay students in the Masters of Divinity program. She came from our sister Holy Cross institution, the University of Portland in Oregon where she served for 7 years in Campus Ministry as Assistant Director of Faith Formation. She is a former member of the Executive Board of the Catholic Campus Ministry Association. In 2014 she worked with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps to reshape their domestic orientation program nationally.  A former Jesuit Volunteer in Alaska, she has also worked extensively with JVC:NW and PACE on community formation and development. She and her husband write the invited blog, Happily Even After for the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops’ website, Stacey received her Masters of Divinity from the University of Notre Dame in 2005. Raised on the Gulf Coast of Florida, she has been married since 1998 and has three beautiful children.



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