Associate Professional Specialist
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.
Happily Even After - Invited monthly blog on the USCCB website for Marriage and Family Life: ForYourMarriage.org
“How To Take Young Children to Mass,” ForYourMarriage.org, United States Catholic Conference of Bishops; reprinted nationally in diocesan newspapers: July 2017, November 2016, August 2014, October 2011.
“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,” TogetherForLife.org, Ave Maria Press, May 2013.
“The Gifts and Challenges of Practicing NFP,” TogetherForLife.org, Ave Maria Press, March 2013.
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. She and her husband write the invited blog, Happily Even After for the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops’ website, ForYourMarriage.org. 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.