Committee on Laity, Marriage, Family Life, & Youth


Most Rev. Robert E. Barron, Chairman
Bishop of Winona-Rochester


Most Rev. Edward J. Burns
Bishop of Dallas

Most Rev. James D. Conley
Bishop of Lincoln

Most Rev. Salvatore Cordileone
Archbishop of San Francisco

Most Rev. Shelton Fabre
Archbishop of Louisville

Most Rev. Donald Hying
Bishop of Madison

Most Rev. David A. Konderla
Bishop of Tulsa

Most Rev. Gregory Mansour
Bishop of the Eparchy of Saint Maron of Brooklyn

Most Rev. Thomas J. Paprocki
Bishop of Springfield in Illinois


Armando Cervantes

Mary Rice Hasson, JD

Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT

Patrick E. Kelly

Tom Neal, PhD

Lauren McCormack

Jake Samour

Staff of the Secretariat of Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth

Dominic Lombardi, STL
Executive Director

Tim Roder, MA
Associate Director, Marriage & Family

Paul E. Jarzembowski, MAPS
Associate Director for the Laity

Theresa Notare, PhD
Assistant Director, Natural Family Planning Program

Julia Dezelski, SThD
Assistant Director, Marriage & Family Life

Policy Advisor, Marriage & Family

Andrew Buonopane, MA
Program Specialist, Marriage & Family

Program Specialist, Youth & Young Adults

Katie Parker
Staff Assistant

Contact staff at or 202-541-3040