Meet the Expert: Peter Walsh

Father Peter Walsh

Director, Campus Ministry

Expertise: Father Walsh has spent numerous years working on college campuses with students, faculty and staff including Yale University, the University of Notre Dame, Boston College and now St. Edward’s University. Since his ordination in 1989, Father Walsh has developed numerous social and spiritual programs focused on young adult ministry. In Florida, he opened a local chapter of Theology on Tap, and at Yale he explored spirituality with undergraduate student athletes in a program called Cathletes. With other chaplains at Yale, he worked with the Muslim Student Association and the Slifka Center for Jewish Life on programs promoting interreligious dialogue. Father Walsh was born in Boston and remains a faithful Red Sox fan.

View several of Father Walsh’s media appearances here:

Austin reacts to Pope’s shocking resignation (KVUE)
Local Catholic leaders speak about process selecting new pope and what lies ahead (Austin-American Statesman)
Local Catholic leaders: Pope calling for pastoral approach first (Austin American-Statesman)
 

Education:

  • BA in English at Stonehill College
  • MA in Divinity at University of Notre Dame
  • MA in English Literature at Boston College

Email: peterjw@stedwards.edu
Phone: 512-448-8441
Twitter: @peter_walsh

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