Katie Lacz, M.Div., works as Program Associate for the Women’s Ordination Conference, the oldest and largest organization advocating for the ordination of women as deacons, priests, and bishops into an inclusive and accountable Roman Catholic Church.
Katie has ministered to young people exploring the intersection of faith and social justice through Regis University’s Catholic Campus Ministry Association award-winning Romero House program, and as part of the staff of the Colorado Vincentian Volunteers, a post-graduate volunteer program in Denver animated by the charism of St. Vincent de Paul. As a Jesuit Volunteer, she worked as a community organizer against the death penalty in North Carolina as part of People of Faith Against the Death Penalty.
Katie earned her Master of Divinity from the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University in Berkeley, and her B.A. in journalism from Ithaca College. She is a spiritual director, a writer, and a contributor to the Ignatian Solidarity Network’s Rise Up series. Born and raised in Schenectady, NY, she now lives outside Boulder, CO, with her husband, two children, and greyhound.