Degrees and Certifications:
Dr. Howard, D.Min
Our Director of Religious Education has been with St. Therese since the fall of 2012. Before joining our staff, Mr. Howard worked as a not-for-profit leader working with at-risk youth with Life Directions and as a pastoral leader, helping to develop youth ministry and peace and justice for the Archdiocese of Chicago. Mr. Howard recently was awarded a Doctor of Ministry degree from Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. Mr. Howard recently received a certificate for completing the Project Zero Classroom Program at Harvard University.
Mr. Howard oversees the altar server program, CRS Rice Bowl, planning liturgies, and everything parish-related. He also was the editor in chief for the Renew My Church program and conceived and coordinated the 2017 program welcoming back notable alumna Yi Wei. Mr. Howard enjoys riding his bike to work and pretty much everywhere else.