Seminary Faculty Publish Award-Winning Books!

June 13, 2023

Two seminary Saint Mary Seminary faculty members were recognized among the 2023 Catholic Media Association (CMA) Awards. Both of the award winning titles are published by Liturgical Press.

Rev. Scott P. Detisch, PhD

First Place, Church Professional: Being Claimed by the Eucharist We Celebrate: A Spiritual Narrative for Priests and Deacons by Fr. Scott P. Detisch

Father Scott P. Detisch, PhD, is Adjunct Professor of Systematic Theology and Liturgical-Sacramental Theology at Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology. A priest of the Erie Diocese, Father also serves as pastor of St. John the Evangelist Parish in Girard, PA. Father Detisch is also the author of From Hero, to Servant, to Mystic: Navigating the Deeper Waters of Priestly Spirituality, 2019, Liturgical Press.

Second Place, Scripture –


Rev. George Smiga, SSD

The Holy Spirit in the Bible