Sister Mary Angela Shaughnessy, SCN
Title: Institute for Priests and Presbyterates Presenter
Sister Mary Angela Shaughnessy,
SCN, is a Sister of Charity of Nazareth who
has taught at all levels of Catholic education from elementary
through graduate school. She served eight years as principal of a
Catholic high school.
Sister Mary Angela holds a bachelor's degree in English, a
master's degree in English, a master's degree in educational
administration, a JD degree in law, and a PhD in educational
administration and supervision. Her research centers on the law as
it affects Catholic education and Church ministry. She is the
author of more than 30 texts.
A consultant and national speaker, Sister Mary Angela has served
as adjunct professor in various college and university programs.
She has held various administrative posts in higher education. A
practicing attorney, she is legal counsel and dean of the graduate
school at St. Catharine College. She has been named one of the 25
most influential persons in Catholic education.
Topic of Presentation: Law and the Catholic Church: What Most
Pastors Want to Know But May be Too Afraid to Ask
New Pastors: Part I;
World Priest Program