Mark Massa, SJ, ThD


In this address to the participants at the 12th annual conference of the Lasallian Association of Secondary School Chief Administrators (LASSCA) 22 February 2016 in San Antonio, Texas, Father Mark Massa, SJ, discusses the realities of the Catholic Church in America today and the impact of the Lasallian tradition. Father Mark discusses the present realities, the crisis of models, the cultural divide within the American Catholic, the Lasallian tradition, charism, and institutional religion, and what is to be done.


American Catholic Education; Lasallian; Charism


The Lasallian Tradition and American Culture: What is to be Done?

About the Author

Mark Massa, S.J., Th.D.

Father Mark S. Massa, SJ, is Dean of the School of Theology and Ministry at Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. He received his master of divinity from Weston School of Theology and his doctor of theology in church history from Harvard.

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