Diana Dudoit Raiche, Ph.D.

Diana Dudoit Raiche, Ph.D., shares her expertise in catechesis with ministry students, propelling them to pass on the faith through teaching youth, young adults and adult communities across the nation.

Education

Ph.D., The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
M.A., University of San Diego, San Diego, CA
B.S., McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA

Academic Appointments

University of Dallas

  • Assistant Professor of Theology, 2011-present

Loyola University

  • Adjunct Faculty, 1999

Professional Experience

National Catholic Educational Association

  • Executive Director, NCEA Department of Religious Education, 2003-2011
  • Assistant Executive Director, NCEA Department of Religious Education, 2000-2003
  • Manager, RE Assessments, NCEA Department of Religious Education, 1997-2000

St. James Catholic Community

  • Director of Catechetical Ministry, 1987-1995
  • Director of the Catechumenate, 1990-1995

Selected Publications

Diana Dudoit Raiche, Ph.D., has written articles and reviews in a variety of publications including Catechumenate: Journal of Christian Initiation, Seminary Journal, Momentum: Official Journal of the NCEA, Religion Teachers Journal and Catechetical Leader. She served as acquisitions editor for fifteen NCEA publications, with two books having received  second place from Catholic Book Publishers. She was also general editor for Into the Fields: Catechist and Teacher Formation of the Whole Community – Spiritual Exercises by Dan Shutte, Twenty-third Publications, 2006. Some of her publications include the following; download her CV for a more complete listing.

  • “What is at Stake in the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults Adapted for Children?,” Catechumenate: A Journal of Christian Initiation (July 2013).
  • “Priest as Catechetical Leader,” Seminary Journal (Fall 2011).
  • “Reflecting on Mystagogy Again,” Catechumenate: A Journal of Christian Initiation (May 2005).
  • “Continuing Education for Priests: Catechesis in the Third Millennium,” Seminary Journal (Spring 2005).
  • “Focus on Children” in Catechumenate: An Inspiration for All Catechesis, ed. J. Sinwell, (NCEA 2001).
  • “Toward an Understanding of the Rite of Scrutiny and the Penitential Rite in the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults,” Catechumenate: Journal of Christian Initiation (March 2001).