Stacey Noem

Stacey Noem

Associate Professor of the Practice


M.Div. University of Notre Dame

Research and Training 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.

Selected Publications

“We need to stop separating seminarians from lay ministers in formation,” America, Short Takes, November 20, 2019.

“How To Take Young Children to Mass, Some Days Are Better Than Others.” West River Catholic 42, no. 4 (August 2014): 19.

“Evangelizing with a Beautiful, Persuasive Invitation,” Church Life, Journal of the Notre Dame Institute for Church Life, August 2013.
“Sexual Intimacy: Becoming a Total Gift of Self,”, Ave Maria Press, May 2013.

Happily Even After - Invited monthly blog on the USCCB website for Marriage and Family Life:


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 currently an officer for the Association of Graduate Programs in Ministry and 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, PACE, and ECHO on community formation and development. 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 pretty great children.



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