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Institute of Pastoral Studies

Faculty & Staff

Matthew Schwartz

Title/s: Adjunct Faculty

E-mail: mschwartz@boylan.org


BA University of St. Francis, Joliet
MA Loras College, Dubuque

Professional & Community Affiliations

Matt has been an adjunct Instructor for Loyola IPS since 2009. He is a Theology teacher and athletic coach at Boylan Central Catholic High School in Rockford, IL. Matt teaches five sections of Ecclesiology/Church History and one section of Sacred Scripture. He was previously a teacher at Boylan from 1998-2004.

From 2004 - 2011, Matt was Director of Religious Education and Youth Ministry for the Diocese of Rockford, IL. A majority of his time was spent training, teaching and facilitating lay ecclesial ministers, schools staffs, athletic coaches and youth in a variety of pastoral and theological topics. Nationally, he served on the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry’s task group on adolescent catechesis. Matt is co-author of the NFCYM Training In-Service:Strong Catholic Families: Strong Catholic Youth. In 2006, he completed a Handbook for Comprehensive Youth Ministry for every parish and school in Diocese of Rockford.

Matt also is a regular instructor for the Diocese of Rockford’s Lay Ministry Formation Program and the Diaconate Formation Program.


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