Meet The Team

Leadership

John Garvey
Catholic University President
Stephen White
Executive Director, The Catholic Project
Sara Perla
Communications Manager, The Catholic Project

Faculty Partners

Eileen Dombo, Ph.D., LICSW

Eileen Dombo, Associate Professor, National Catholic School of Social Service, has over 15 years of experience in trauma treatment and services to sexual abuse survivors. 

Melissa Grady, Ph.D.

Melissa Grady, Associate Professor, National Catholic School of Social Service, has clinical experience working with clients who have experienced trauma, depression, anxiety, anger management, as well as other mental health issues. 

Msgr. Stephen Rossetti, D.Min., Ph.D.

Msgr. Rossetti, Associate Professor of Practice, School of Theology and Religious Studies, is the author of many books on the psychological and spiritual health of Catholic priests. 

Chris Ruddy, Ph.D.

Chris Ruddy, Associate Professor of Historical and Systematic Theology, School of Theology and Religious Studies, has published books on ecclesiology and the Catholic priesthood, and numerous articles on the same topics, as well as Vatican II and the relationship of Christianity to culture.

Susan M. Timoney, S.T.D.

Susan Timoney, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies, School of Theology and Religious Studies, is a nationally- and internationally-recognized expert on evangelization and pastoral leadership. 

Brandon Vaidyanathan, Ph.D.

Brandon Vaidyanathan, Chair of the Department of Sociology, researches the cultural dimensions of religious, commercial, medical, and scientific institutions. He is working on the State of the Catholic Priest for The Catholic Project.

Our Mission

Faithful collaboration between the clergy and the laity