Mercy and Presentation Sisters Chair in Religious Education and Catechesis
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Activities of the Chair


Keynote Presenters at: Western Conference of Catholic Religious Educators, Peterborough Northumberland and Clarington, Catholic District School Board, and the Ontario Conference of Religious Leaders;

Papers presented at Symposium, “The Family’s Many Faces,” St. Paul University & Institute de Pastorale Des Domincains;

THEOFORUM (SPU peer reviewed journal) Special Issue: Religious Education and Vatican II: The Aftermath (Published Winter 2010).


Ongoing professional consulting and dialogue with interested agencies, Canadian Editor for Published Sacramental Series (Novalis);

Keynote Speaker at the Faith day, “Claiming Our Role as Global Stewards,” Renfrew County Catholic School Board;

Panel Member, Conference: The Journey of the Universe;

Contribution: “Religious Education After Vatican II: From Dogma to Method”. In Canadian Experiences Vatican II (Fall 2011);

Paper presented at annual meeting Association of Professors and Researchers in Religious Education, (APPRE) “Who Do We Say We Are: An Anthropology for Today”;

Public Lecture: Kings College University, Religious Life Since Vatican II;

International Seminar in Religious Education and Values (ISREV)   Associate Members and Executive Committee Board Member

Fall Symposium: “Voices Resounding: Religious Education and Catechesis, Speaking Our Stories” .

International Seminar on Religious Education and Values, Paper delivered: The Roots of Memory and the Space of Religious Education in Catholic Schools in Canada; Responder: Culture of Memory and Jewish Holocaust in Primary Religious Education;

Liturgical Director for the week long International Presentation Association Assembly, Theme song composed, Rock, Sea, Fire;

Joint Symposium of Mercy Presentation Sisters Chair in Religious Education and Catechesis and the Sisters of our Lady of the Cross Chair in Christian Family Studies: Creating Spaces of Trust for Vulnerable Children & Teens; Creating Spaces of Trust After Sexual Abuse; Creating Spaces of Trust within Healthy Families.