Thomas Groome

 Thomas Groome
Address140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA

chair of irepm dept./ professor, Weston Jesuit School of Theology

M.A., Fordham University,
Ph.D., Union Theological Seminary/Columbia University,

Chair of IREPM Dept. and Professor, Theology and Religious Education, Dr. Thomas H. Groome was born in County Kildare, Ireland. Professor Groome holds the equivalent of an MDiv from St. Patrick’s Seminary in Carlow, Ireland, an MA from Fordham University and a doctoral degree in religious education from Union Theological Seminary/Columbia University.

Professor Groome’s publications include his most recent book What Makes Us Catholic: Eight Gifts for Life (Harper San Francisco), Educating for Life, A Spiritual Vision for Every Teacher and Parent (Crossroads), Christian Religious Education: Sharing Our Story and Vision (Jossey Bass), Language for a “Catholic” Church (Sheed and Ward) and Sharing Faith: A Comprehensive Approach to Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry (Wipf and Stock). Professor Groome is also the primary author of various religion textbook series from W.H. Sadlier, most recently the Coming to Faith series.

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