2016. Authentic Catholic Schools. Toronto: Novalis.
2014. So You’re Teaching Religion: Some Teaching Strategies for the Beginner. Toronto: Novalis
2013. Teaching Religious Education in Catholic Schools: Canadian Perspectives. Australia: David Barlow
2013. Taking the Next Step: Teaching Religious Education in Catholic Schools. Australia: David Barlow Publishing (co authored with Brendan Hyde)
2012. The New Evangelization: Issues and Challenges for Catholic School. Ballan, Vic.: Connor Court.
2011. Introduction to Theology: A Guide for Catholic Educators. New York: Linus Publications. (co- authored with Don McLeod)
2009. Religious Education in Catholic Primary Schools. Australia: David Barlow Publishing. Co-authored with Brendan Hyde.
2008. Cornerstones of Catholic Secondary Religious Education: Principles and Practice of the New Evangelization. Terrigel, NSW: David Barlow Publications. Co-authored with Engebretson, DeSouza, and Buchanan.
2008. An Introduction to Catholic Education. Terrigel, NSW: David Barlow Publications. Co-authored with Buchanan.
2008. First steps in RE. Ballan, VIC: Connor Court Publishing. Co-authored with Hyde.
2006. Leadership in Religious Education. Strathfield: St. Paul Publications. Editor.
2004. Making Our Way Through Primary RE. Homebush: Social Science Press. Co authored with Healy and Hyde.
2003. Thriving as an R.E Teacher: A Handbook for Secondary Religious Educators. Tuggerah, NSW: Social Science Press. Co-authored with Engebretson and Fleming.
Chapters in Scholarly Books
2015. Religious Education in Canadian Catholic Schools. In Michael Buchanan and Adrian Gelliel, (Eds), Religious Education in Catholic Schools: International Perspectives. Amsterdam: Springer, in press
2014. Teaching Complex Topics. In Kathleen Engebretson, Catholic Schools and the Future of the Church. New York: Bloomsbury, 107-120.
2013. The challenges facing the Church today: Thirty years on. In Priest, poet and theologian: Essays in honour of Anthony Kelly CSsR. Neil Ormerod and Robert Gascoigne (Eds.) Preston, Vic.: Mosaic Press, 205-218.
2011. The Place of Religion in a Curriculum for Global Citizenship Education. Lynette Schultz and Mohamed Ati (Eds.) Education and Global Citizenship. Munich: Peter Lang.
2007. The Right to Religious Formation. In James Franklin (Ed), Life to the Full: Rights and Social Justice in Australia. Ballan, Vic: Connor Court Publishing.
2006. Between Heaven and Earth: Challenges Facing Orthodox Christian Youth in Western Societies. In deSouza, M., Durkha, G., Engebretson, K., McGrady, A., Jackson, R. (Eds.), International Handbook of the Religious, Spiritual and Moral Dimensions of Education. Amsterdam:Springers, 513-525.
2006. Working with Teachers. In Rymarz, R. (Ed), Leadership in Religious Education. Strathfield: St. Paul Publications.
2006. Generation In-Between. The Participation of Generation X in Lifelong Learning. In Chapman, J., Cartwright, P. and McGilp, E. (Eds), Lifelong Learning, Participation and Equity. Dordecht: Springer.
Religious Education Textbooks
2006. Catholic Senior Secondary School Studies. Melbourne: James Goold Publication. Contributing author.
2004. Catholic Ethical Thinking for Senior Secondary Students. Melbourne: James Goold Publication. Contributing author.
2002. To Know, Worship and Love. Year 7 Religious Education Text. Melbourne: James Goold Publishing.
2002. To Know, Worship and Love. Year 7 Teacher Companion. Melbourne: James Goold Publishing.
2002. To Know, Worship and Love. Year 8 Religious Education Text. Melbourne: James Goold Publishing.
2002. To Know, Worship and Love. Year 7 Teacher Companion. Melbourne: James Goold Publishing.
Invited Guest Editor: Editorials
2010. Editorial Compass: Review of Topical Theology. 44(2), 1-2.
2009. Editorial Journal of Adult Theological Education, 6(1), 5-7. With Alison LeCornu.
Peer Reviewed Journals
(Most Recent Publications)
2016. We Need a Hundred More Like Him! The Challenge of Catechesis and New Ecclesial Communities, Australasian Catholic Record, in press
2016. Implementation of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. Review of Religious Research, in press (co authored with Sylvia Forrow)
2016. Comparing Catholic and non-Catholic Students in Catholic Schools: Some Implications for Understanding of Secularization. Compass – in press (co authored with Anthony Cleary)
2016. Kids Today! A Perspective from Students in Australian Catholic Schools. Compass – in press (co authored with Anthony Cleary)
2015. We Need a Hundred More Like Him! The Challenge of Catechesis and New Ecclesial Communities. Australasian Catholic Record – in press.
2015. Religious Education in Canadian Catholic Schools, in Gelliel, A and Buchanan, M. (Eds.) Religious Education in Catholic Schools: an International Perspective. Netherlands: Springer – in press
2014. Some Ideas for Using Film in Religious Education. Religious Education Journal of Australia, 30(2), 217-219.
2014. What’s in a Name! The Post Secular, Secularization and Adult Theological Education. Journal of Adult Theological Education, 11(2), 100-109
2014. And Now I Find Myself Here’: Some Life History Narratives of Religious Education Coordinators in Catholic Schools. International Studies in Catholic Education, 2014, 6(2), 191-201 – coauthored with Angelo Belmonte
2014. “If We Don’t Do It, No One Will” Some Sociological Considerations on the Ukrainian Greco Catholic Church in Canada. Journal of Religion & Society, 16, 127- 142
2014. Families and the New Evangelization: Some Reflections before the Third Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops. Australasian Catholic Record, 91(2), 203-214
2014. Exploring the Life History of Religious Leaders in Australian Catholic Schools. Review of Religious Research, 56(3), 485-487. Coauthored with Angelo Belmonte
2013. Religious transition: beliefs and life histories of some Canadian Anglo Catholics. Journal of Beliefs & Values, 34(2), 235-244.
2013. Permeation of religious identity: Some challenges for Canadian Catholic schools – Part 2. Journal of Religious Education, 61(2), 50-56.
2013. Direct Instruction as a pedagogical tool in religious education. British Journal of Religious Education, 35(3), 326-341.
2013. Further down the road: Longitudinal study of retreat leaders from Catholic schools. Review of Religious Research, 55, 529-530 (with Fran Caudron)
2013. Permeation of Catholic Identity: Some Challenges for Canadian Catholic Schools – Part 1. Journal of Religious Education. 61(1), 15-23
2013. Coming to Rome: Some Anglo Catholic Life Histories and Religious Transition, Review of Religious Research, 55(2), 377-378
2013. Comparing Religious Education in Canadian and Australian Catholic High Schools: Identifying Some Key Structural Issues. British Journal of Religious Education, 35(2), 175-188.
2012. Living vicariously: Some implications of the New Evangelization for Catholic schools. The Catholic Social Science Review. 17, 109-122.
2012. Is Evangelization Need Today? Some Personal and Sociological Reflections. The Australasian Catholic Record, 89(3), 272-282.
2012. Teaching about the Trinity: Icons, puzzles and active learning. Religious Education Journal of Australia, 28(2), 45-47.
2012. Setting textbook frameworks for religious education in Catholic schools: Recent developments in the United States. Journal of Religious Education, 60(3), 46-54.
2012. Isn’t There a Town Named After Him? Content Knowledge and Teacher Training in Religious Education. Journal of Religious Education, 60(2), 37-46
2012. Teaching Ethics and Religious Culture in Quebec: Some Reflections on Religious Education in a Secular Culture. Religious Education, 107(3), 295-310
2012. Faithful Dissent? Tackling the Immediate Issues Facing Religious Educators in Canadian Catholic Schools – A Response to McDonough. International Studies in Catholic Education, 4(1), 82-91.
2011. Faithful Presence: A Conceptual Model for Catholic Education in Secular Cultures. Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 30(2), 309-324
2011. Evangelization of Young Adults in the Third Millennium. Australian eJournal of Theology 10(2)
2011. Catechesis and Religious Education in Canadian Catholic Schools. Religious Education, 106(5), 537-549
2011. Teaching about Augustine: Providing a Scaffolding for Learning Journal of Adult Theological Education –coauthored woth Gerard McClarney, 27(1), 23-41.
2011. Tales about the Future of Catholic Schools:The Story of Bob and Cathy. Compass: A Review of Topical Theology, 45(2), 24-28.
2011. Ukrainian Greek Catholic Young Adults at World Youth Day: A Study of Highly Committed Young Adults. Logos: A Journal of Eastern Christian Studies, 52(1-2), 19-35
2011. The New Evangelization in an Ecclesiological Context –Heythrop Journal LII , 772–784
2011. Let’s Discuss That! Using Discussion in Religious Education. Australian Journal of Religious Education. 27(2), 44-47
2011. Teaching about the Reformation: Ideas for Practitioners. Religious Education Journal of Australia, (27), 44-46.
2011. A Study of Albertan Catholic Homeschoolers: Some Implications for Intergenerational Transfer of Religious Culture within Families. Journal for the Study of Marriage and Spirituality, 17/1, 48-51.
2011. The Future of Catholic Schools in a Secular Culture of Religious Choice. Journal of Religion & Society, 13(1).
2011. Doing God’s Work: A Study of Ukrainian Greek Catholic Catechists in Alberta. Journal of Religious Education, 58(4), 45-52.
2010. Going Beyond the Plateau: Ministry to Young Catholic Adults in the Third Millennium. Journal of Youth and Theology, 9(2), 78-93.
2010. Religious Identity of Catholic Schools: Some Challenges from a Canadian Perspective. Journal of Beliefs and Values– 31(3), 29-310.
2010. The New Evangelization: A Look at the Growing Range of Reference. Compass: A Review of Topical Theology. 44(2), 24-28.
2010. The Church in Australia: Some Thoughts on the Immediate Future. Compass: A Review of Topical Theology. 44(2), 10-15.
2010. Conversion and the New Evangelization: A Perspective from Lonergan. Heythrop Journal. 51(5), 753-768.
2010. Theological, Sociological and Historical Factors Influencing the Evangelical Turn in Contemporary Catholicism. New Blackfriars Review, 91(1033), 253-266.
2010. John Paul II and the New Evangelization: Origins and Meaning. Australian Ejournal of Theology, Vol. 15.
2010. A Fork in the Road: Religious Quest and Secularization. Australasian Catholic Record. 87(3), 259-271.