Michel Therrien, STL, STD
President and CEO of Preambula Group
Michel Therrien, STL, STD is the President and CEO of Preambula Group. Prior to founding Preambula Group, he served as the President of the Institute for Pastoral Leadership and the Director of Evangelization for the Diocese of Pittsburgh. Before moving to Pittsburgh in 2014, he was a professor moral theology and Academic Dean at the Augustine Institute in Denver, CO. He taught for seven years at Saint Vincent Seminary in Latrobe, PA, also serving as Academic Dean from 2008-2012. He holds a B.A. in Theology from Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA, an M.A. in Theology and Christian Ministry from Franciscan University of Steubenville, a Licentiate in Sacred Theology from the International Theological Institute in Gaming, Austria, and a Doctorate in Fundamental Moral Theology from the University of Fribourg in Switzerland (2007). Michel is the author of The Catholic Faith Explained (Sophia Institute Press, 2020).
Dr. Therrien is available to visit with you, your parish, or organization for a consulting session or speaking engagement.
Michel and his wife Lynn live in Freedom, PA. Isaac (23) is a PhD. candidate in Finance at Washington University, St. Louis. Brielle (21) is entering her senior year at Walsh University. Josef (19) is entering his sophomore year at Penn State. Seth (14) will be a freshmen at Our Lady of Sacred Heart High School.
Work with an expert. As a theologian, teacher, and administrator Dr. Therrien has the insights to help parish teams, pastors, and leaders build a culture of vibrancy in their parish or apostolate. He will accompany you as you strategize for evangelization, discipleship, and missionary outreach.
With decades of experience in the classroom and on the front lines of ministry, Dr. Therrien offers a rare and often life-changing perspective to his audiences. Invite him to speak at your parish or event on one of his topics of interest.
What is the point of faith, and, in particular, of the Catholic Faith?
Written in a welcoming style, this straightforward book provides a clear, compelling answer to that question. As such, it’s meant for non-Catholics who are curious about the Catholic Faith, for cradle Catholics who may never have really understood the Faith, and for longtime Catholics who’ve begun to question the Faith and may even be thinking of leaving it…