Dr. Suzanne Nawrocki has undergraduate business degrees from St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame; a Masters of Scripture and a Masters of Divinity from St. Thomas University (through Mary’s Seminary), Houston, and a Doctorate in Ministry from Aquinas Institute of Theology, St. Louis where she has previously been an adjunct professor.
She is an executive member of the Catholic Association of Homiletics, known as C.A.T.H.; the wider ecumenical group, the Academy of Homiletics; and the international guild Societas homileticus. Dr. Nawrocki assisted in the Practices Peer Forum to update accreditation standards for the Association of Theological Schools, helped the USCCB train clergy on preaching Laudato Si, consulted and lecturer for the University of Notre Dame Martin Preaching initiative, and assists the Diocese of Austin Deacon formation in preaching. She enjoys presenting at the LA Catechetical Congress. Suzanne frequently gives workshop for parishes in sacramental preparation, lector training, and on the scriptures.
Dr. Nawrocki lives with her husband of 38 years in the Hill Country of Texas. She has four grown children, and one award winning Grand baby. She enjoys golf, tennis, the piano and (surprisingly) yard work.