Rachelle Kramer is passionate about young adult ministry and development in higher education, teaching and mentoring pastoral leaders, and cultivating communities of faith rooted in a mature spirituality and commitment to the common good. Rachelle holds a D.Min. from Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, Illinois where her research focused on fostering the holistic development of college students at Catholic Universities. She has master’s degrees in theology (St. John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota) and music (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) and twenty years of experience leading liturgy and music programs in university and parish settings.
Rachelle has published and presented nationally on topics relating to liturgy, music, youth, and young adults. She has served as the music and liturgy director for several national conferences and programs, including Catholics on Call, the Catholic Common Ground Initiative, the Religious Formation Conference Congress, and Youth in Theology and Ministry. She is also the former chair of the Standing Committee for Youth for the National Association of Pastoral Musicians where she served on the council for seven years.
Rachelle is currently editor and content creator of the Prayer Corner for Wisdom’s Dwelling (wisdomsdwelling.com), a new online space for Catholic women, women seeking faith, and women who seek.