Committee on Laity, Marriage, Family Life, & Youth

LMFLY Mandate


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. Thomas J. Paprocki
Bishop of Springfield in Illinois

Most Rev. Robert M. Pipta
Bishop of Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Parma


Armando Cervantes

Mary Rice Hasson, JD

Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT

Patrick E. Kelly

Tom Neal, PhD

Michelle Gress

Jake Samour

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

Dominic Lombardi, STL
Executive Director

Paul E. Jarzembowski, MAPS
Associate Director, Laity

Julia Dezelski, SThD
Associate Director, Marriage & Family Life

Maria Parker, EdD
Assistant Director, Laity

Theresa Notare, PhD
Assistant Director, Natural Family Planning Program

Andrew Buonopane, MCat
Assistant Director, Marriage & Family

Marissa Eckelkamp, JD
Policy Advisor, Marriage & Family

Staff Assistant (vacant)

Contact staff at or 202-541-3040