MacDonald Michel web 3Michel G. MacDonald
Executive Director

A former lecturer in theology, Michel G. MacDonald has taught courses in bioethics, human sexuality and marriage, and moral theology. He received his S.T.L. from the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family (Washington, D.C.), and holds a doctorate in theology (Ph.D., S.T.D.) from the University of Ottawa and Saint Paul University. Happily married with seven children, Mr. MacDonald enjoys playing music, watching old movies and sipping fine whiskey.

   


peterPeter D. Murphy
Assistant Director

A graduate of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family (Washington, D.C.), Peter D. Murphy, MA, MTS, MLIS, formerly served as Co-director of the Marriage and Family Life Office of the Diocese of Saint John (NB). He is also an historian, author, lecturer and archivist. Peter readily shares his deep love of the Catholic Church's teachings. He is married and has three young children.

 


 

christineChristine Shepherd
Administrative Assistant

A college graduate in Commerce-Marketing, Christine Shepherd has worked for COLF since December 2012. Ms. Shepherd's experience in customer service has included a position as a customer service representative in the Publications Department of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, where she was responsible for sales and marketing as well as for assisting dioceses, parishes and Catholic schools across Canada with the purchase of liturgical, educational and spiritual documents. She is a devoted wife and mother of two children.