Deacon Keating

Deacon James Keating
Institute for Priestly Formation, Creighton University
Author of 5 books on diaconal spirituality

Deacon James Keating, Ph.D., is Director of Theological Formation at the Institute for Priestly Formation at Creighton University and is the director of the Office of the Permanent Diaconate for the Archdiocese of Omaha. Before joining the staff of the IPF Deacon Keating taught moral and spiritual theology for thirteen years in the School of Theology at the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio. He has given over 400 workshops, retreats and days of reflection on the Catholic spiritual/moral life. In the field of his professional research, the interpenetration of the spiritual and moral life, Deacon Keating has authored or edited 15 books and dozens of essays for theological journals.