Lisa Mersereau, CT is a graduate of Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, IL, with a Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies degree. Undergraduate theological studies were conducted at Dominican University in River Forest, IL. Lisa completed her undergraduate studies at DePaul University with a B.A. in Pastoral Ministry and Theology. She attended the University of Saint Mary of the Lake in Mundelein, IL where she completed a Certificate of Studies in Lay Ecclesial Ministry. Lisa was certified as a Lay Ecclesial Minister for a parish within the Archdiocese of Chicago. Prior to moving to Southern California, Lisa worked for various parishes within the Archdiocese of Chicago as either a Director of Religious Education or as a Pastoral Associate. She was active at the Archdiocesan level as a speaker and for various other projects or boards. She is a published author with Liturgy Training Publications for the Celebrating the Lectionary series.

After moving to the West Coast in 2019, Lisa took online classes during the pandemic to obtain a graduate-level Certificate in Instructional Design from the University of Wisconsin – Stout. Recently, she became a Certified Thanatologist with the Association for Death Education and Counseling by being certified in Thanatology: Death, Dying, and Bereavement. Lisa is employed at Uni Care Hospice in Escondido, CA as a Chaplain and Bereavement Coordinator and is an active ministry volunteer at Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala. She happily lives in the San Diego area.



April 28, 2024

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Jesus speaks of the mutual love always available to us and of God’s unending love

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