Stravinskas, Peter M. J. 1950-

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STRAVINSKAS, Peter M. J. 1950-

PERSONAL: Born December 25, 1950, in Newark, NJ. Education: Seton Hall University, B.A. (classical languages and French), M.A. (school administration); Immaculate Conception Seminary, Darlington, M.A. (biblical theology); Fordham University, Ph.D. (school administration); Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception (Washington, DC), licentiate of sacred theology; Marian Institute, University of Dayton and Marianum, Rome, doctorate in sacred theology.

ADDRESSES: Agent—c/o Our Sunday Visitor Press, 200 Noll Plz., Huntington, IN 46750-4304.

CAREER: Educator and author. Teacher and administrator for Catholic educational institutions; Catholic Answer, founding editor; Newman House Press, Scranton Diocesan Oratory of St. Philip Neri, Mount Pocono, PA, founder and provost; Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ, adjunct professor of education; Holy Apostles Seminary, Cromwell, CT, adjunct professor of education and classics; Casperson Graduate School, Drew University, Madison, NJ, adjunct professor of humanities. Has conducted retreats and lectured at numerous dioceses in the United States and abroad.


(With Robert A. McBain) The Church after the Council: A Primer for Adults, Alba House (New York, NY), 1975.

Catholic Education: A New Dawn?, Alba Books (Canfield, OH), 1977.

The Catholic Response, Our Sunday Visitor (Huntington, IN), 1985, revised, Our Sunday Visitor (Huntington, IN), 2001.

Essentials of Religious Life Today, Franciscan Marytown Press (Libertyville, IL), 1987.

The Catholic Church and the Bible, Our Sunday Visitor (Huntington, IN), 1987, 2nd edition, 1996.

(With Henry Dieterich) Understanding the Sacraments: A Guide for Prayer and Study, Redeemer Books (Ann Arbor, MI), 1989, reprinted, Ignatius Press (San Francisco, CA), 1997.

The Bible and the Mass: Understanding the Scriptural Basis of the Liturgy, Redeemer Books (Ann Arbor, MI), 1989, revised, Newman House Press (Mt. Pocono, PA), 2000.

The Catholic Answer Book (annual), Our Sunday Visitor (Huntington, IN), 1990-1998.

(Editor) Our Sunday Visitor's Catholic Dictionary, Our Sunday Visitor (Huntington, IN), 1993, revised, 2002.

(With Leon Klenicki) A Catholic Jewish Encounter, Our Sunday Visitor (Huntington, IN), 1994.

A tour of the Catholic Catechism, Marytown Press (Libertyville, IL), 1996.

(Editor) Our Sunday Visitor's Catholic Encyclopedia, revised edition, Our Sunday Visitor (Huntington, IN), 1998.

Mary and the Fundamentalist Challenge, Our Sunday Visitor (Huntington, (IN), 1998.

(Editor) The Catholic Answer Book of Mary, Our Sunday Visitor (Huntington, IN), 2000.

Priestly Celibacy: Its Scriptural, Historical, Spiritual, and Psychological Roots, Newman House Press (Mt. Pocono, PA), 2001.

Advent Meditations: Helps to "Wait in Joyful Hope," Newman House Press (Mt. Pocono, PA), 2001.

Salvation outside the Church?, Our Sunday Visitor (Huntington, IN), 2002.

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