Rev. Louis A. DelFra, C.S.C.
Contact InformationRev. Louis A. DelFra, CSC
Director of Pastoral Life
315 Visitation Hall
Department/affiliationAlliance for Catholic Education
B.A., University of Notre Dame
M.Div., University of Notre Dame
Teaching K-12 Religion
Religion and Literature
5 Minutes with Wisdom: More Spiritual Nourishment for Busy Teachers, to be published in May, 2016.
5 Minutes with the Saints: Spiritual Nourishment for Busy Teachers, editor and co-author, Ave Maria Press, 2014.
The Eucharist as Sacrament of Love (video), executive producer, Pentavision, January, 2013.
5 Minutes with Christ: Spiritual Nourishment for Busy Teachers, editor and co-author, Ave Maria Press, August, 2011, currently in 3rd printing.
A Teaching Mass (video), executive producer, script author, and co-narrator, Pentavision, January, 2011.
“Teaching Theology through Literature: A Justification and Proposed Curriculum for Teachers” in Catholic Education: A Journal in Inquiry and Practice, March, 2004, Volume 8, Number 3, pp. 346-374.
“Come and You Will See: Spirituality in ACE” (with Timothy R. Scully) in Teaching Service and Alternative Teacher Education, ed. Michael Pressley, Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2002, pp. 184-214.
“A Community of Educators” (with Sean McGraw and Timothy R. Scully) in Beyond Alternative Teacher Education: Integrating Teaching, Community, Spirituality, and Leadership, ed. John Watzke, Notre Dame, Alliance for Catholic Education Press, 2006.
Louis A. DelFra, C.S.C., is a Holy Cross priest, ordained in 2004. He serves on the faculty and as Director of Pastoral Life for the Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE). Fr. DelFra served at Holy Redeemer Parish and School in Portland, OR, as Associate Director for the ACE Program, and as a middle school and high school teacher at a Catholic school in Philadelphia. He has received his undergraduate and Master’s degrees from the University of Notre Dame, and currently publishes in the fields of religion, literature, teacher education, and spirituality. Fr. DelFra resides in Keenan Hall on the Notre Dame campus.