Michael J. McCallion received his Ph.D. in sociology from Wayne State University in Detroit and his M.A. in liturgy/ theology from the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. He is an STL faculty member at Sacred Heart Major Seminary where he holds the Fr. William Cunningham Chair in Catholic Social Analysis. He is also Director of the Institute for Research on the New Evangelization. He is primarily interested in the sociology of religion, spending whatever time he can studying Catholic liturgical worship and the New Evangelization from that perspective.
2015 1-4955-0396-8 Study is a new and unique examination of the implementation process of the New Evangelization (NE) in the Archdiocese of Detroit (AOD) and its parishes from a sociological perspective. This qualitative and quantitative research study is based on how professional ecclesial ministers are implementing and not implementing the NE priority goals.