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Publications & Presentions



Retreat Director

Disposition Days for the Spiritual Exercises: Retreats in the Everyday​

Moment by Moment Retreat

Study Material - Greenwich Hospital Yale New Haven Health



Selection of Presentations and Writings on Spirituality, Health & Illness Related to Chaplaincy and Spiritual Direction


 Spiritual Direction In the Journey of Illness for Spiritual Director Interns at Fairfield U

Experience and Theology of Illness for Ministers to the Homebound


Theology of Pastoral Care of the Sick and the Pastoral Visit  to Ministers for the Homebound






Selection of Presentations & Writings on Catholic Social Teaching for CAPP-USA and F-CAPP

Dr. Karen Shields Wright, a volunteer member of Fondazione Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice since 2003, has served as its National Program Director and co-Executive Director of Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice-USA. During her tenure, she directed and taught in their graduate-level Catholic Social Teaching (CST) Certificate Program co-sponsored with The Catholic University of America; convened and led in its Spirituality Initiative; and has written on and presented CST to various groups.  Moreover, she facilitated meetings held at their international conferences at the Vatican. As a board member of its Diocese of Bridgeport local chapter, she activated its internet presence and initiated the annual Educators and Business Leaders Communion Breakfasts, and lead its first conference on the principles of CST. 


Linacre Journal: Catholic Medical Association

"The principles of Catholic social teaching A guide for decision making from daily clinical encounters to national policy."


National Council of Catholic Women Quarterly

Catholic Social Teachings and the Foundations of Dignity

Article 2016


Diocese of Miami

Science High School Teachers Annual Formation Program

Catholic Social Teaching Principles: At the Intersection of the Natural Sciences in Seeking Truth serving the Human Person and Society

2016 (CALL FOR A COPY of the PowerPoint) 


Breakout Session

The Good Society and the Future of Jobs: Can Solidarity and Fraternity be Part of Business Decisions?

Fondazione Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice International Conference

Vatican City State


Speaker & Facilitator

"What is Basic Health Care and Catholic Social Teaching" -

Catholic Medical Association Conference 


Facilitator &  Reporter

Breakout Session

Family, Business:  Overcoming the crisis with new forms of Solidarity 20 years after Centesimus Annus

Fondazione Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice International Conference

Gregorian University, Rome


Presenter & Faciliatator

Adults Faith Formation Program in Catholic Social Teachings within the Parish Setting: Through In-text Scriptural References within Caritas in Veritate

Diocese of Omaha

Annual Clergy Formation Retreat

2013  & 2011

(Copies available via email

Convener & Participant

Spirituality Initiative Project for CAPP-USA 


Co-Executive Director and National Program Director

CAPP-USA: Org Chart Spirituality and CST 


Program Director & Presenter

CAPP-USA and Catholic U of America Certificate Program in CST:

"Spirituality and CST Call to the Laity"

2008 - 2017



What is CST? 

for Parish Volunteers in Dio of Bridgeport

2005 - 2008

Editor, Writer  & Contractor Coordinator

 CAPP-USA Website

2004 - 2016


Selection of Photos Papal Audiences, Vatican City


Selection of Presentations for the Association for Catholic Chiropractors - AFCC

The Praxis of Practice – Spirituality for the Clinical Setting at (FIAMC) The International Federation of Catholic Medical Association’s Scientific Symposium, NY, NY 1998.



President of the AFCC at Conferences: Pontifical Council for Healthcare Workers, Vatican City;  FIMAC; and  at the World Federation of Chiropractors in  England, Mexico, England, France, Quebec, Portugal and USA 1997-2004

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