Sign up for weekly e-bulletins:


Click on the authors below to see a list of their commentaries.

Dr. Christopher Thompson is a NCRLC board member and the academic dean at St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity in St. Paul, Minn. He teaches moral theology to seminarians and lay students at the University of St. Thomas and has written on moral theology, psychology, marriage and family, and the importance of the environment, with particular interest in the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas.
Father Bud Grant is an Assistant Professor of Theology at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa, where he teaches courses such as Intro to the New Testament, Intro to Environmental Studies, Environmental Ethics and others. He's the coordinator of the Environmental Studies program and advisor for St. Ambrose's environmental club. He was also a planner and presenter at the symposium in October 2009 celebrating the 30th anniversary of John Paul II's visit to Iowa.
Fr. John S. Rausch, a Glenmary priest, directs the Catholic Committee of Appalachia and lives in Stanton, Ky.
Father Mike McAndrew is the Director of Campesino Ministry for the Diocese of Fresno, Calif. 
Jim Ennis is the executive director of the National Catholic Rural Life Conference.


Dr. Christopher Thompson

Fr. Bud Grant

Fr. John Rausch

Fr. Mike McAndrew

James Ennis