Dr. Patrick McCormick, Professor of Religious Studies, earned his Masters of Divinity and Theology from Mary Immaculate Seminary in Northampton, PA. He completed his Licentiate and doctorate in Theology at the Gregorian University in Rome. Professor McCormick teaches courses in Christian Ethics, Medical Ethics, and Catholic Social Teachings. He speaks, writes and directs retreats on issues of social justice. He is the author of "Sin as Addiction", "A Banqueter's Guide to the All Night Soup Kitchen of the Kingdom of God", and "God’s Beauty: A Call to Justice", and the co-author of "Character, Choices & Community: The Three Faces of Christian Ethics" and "Facing Ethical Issues: Dimensions of Character, Choice and Community". He has also published over thirty chapters and essays on Christian Ethics and Catholic Social Teachings.