Diocese of Colorado Springs announces hiring of theology professor Lucas Pollice
Veronica Ambuul
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Diocese of Colorado Springs announces hiring of theology professor Lucas Pollice

COLORAOD SPRINGS. The Diocese of Colorado Springs announced that Lucas Pollice has been named Director of the New Evangelization and Missionary Discipleship, effective June 1.

Pollice will be collaborating with the Catholic Pastoral Center staff, pastors, clergy, and parish leaders throughout the diocese to promote the Church’s vision for the New Evangelization and missionary discipleship through pastoral, catechetical, and leadership formation and support, the diocese said.

For the last 12 years, Pollice has served at the Augustine Institute as Professor of Theology and Catechetics, Senior Director of Curriculum, and Director of the Pastoral Theology masters degree program.

Previously he served as the Director of Catechesis at the Diocese of Fort Worth, Texas; Adjunct Professor of Theology at the Cardinal Newman Institute in Fort Worth; and Director of Faith Formation for St. Maria Goretti Parish in Arlington, Texas.

After graduating from Franciscan University of Steubenville with a bachelor’s degree in theology, he earned a master’s degree in theological studies from Ave Maria University.

Pollice is a recipient of the Benemerenti Medal from Pope Benedict XVI for outstanding and distinguished service to the Church. He is the author or co-author of numerous scholarly works of theology, catechesis and evangelization.

He and his wife Mary have six children and are members of St. Mark Parish in Highlands Ranch.

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