Thomas J. Massaro

Fr. Thomas J. Massaro
Address140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA

Professor of Moral Theology, Weston Jesuit School of Theology
professor, Weston Jesuit School of Theology

Father Thomas Massaro is a Jesuit priest of the New England Province who taught for eleven years at Weston Jesuit School of Theology in Cambridge before coming the Boston College, Department of Theology in 2008. His work in Christian social ethics draws upon wide-ranging studies in political science, economics, philosophy and theology. Among the topics his books, articles and lectures have addressed in recent years are welfare reform, globalization, peacemaking, environmental concern, and the ethics of voting and patriotism. He enjoys speaking at academic conferences, diocesan workshops and parish settings on topics of social justice and civic responsibility.

Besides writing and teaching courses on Catholic social teaching, religion in public life and ethical dimensions of the economy, Father Massaro seeks to maintain a commitment to hand-on social activism. He recently completed a term on the Peace Commission of the City of Cambridge and is a founding member of the steering committee of Catholic Scholars for Worker Justice.

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