Carole M. Eipers
Damen Award Recipient: Institute of Pastoral Studies
Dr. Carole M. Eipers, MPS ’80
Carole Eipers (MPS ’80) is an international leader in catechesis. She served in parish ministries for over 20 years and in leadership roles, including director of the Archdiocese of Chicago Office for Catechesis and president of the National Conference of Catechetical Leadership.
Dr. Eipers was vice president of Sadlier Publishers New York and a key developer of their catechetical series. She continues as a National Catechetical Consultant for Sadlier. She is also a pastoral associate for Queen of All Saints Parish, Chicago. She has received numerous awards for her contributions to the renewal of the Church and catechetical ministries, including honors from Fordham University and the Graduate Theological Foundation.
Dr. Eipers has published many articles and books on catechesis and related topics and has presented at major conferences around the world. She earned her BA at Edgewood College, her MA in pastoral studies from Loyola University Chicago, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from the Graduate Theological Foundation in Indiana.