St. John Bosco
July 17-20, 2023
Dr. Ron Bolster is an assistant professor of theology on the faculty of the Catechetics Office at Franciscan University. The former director of that office, he also served the Diocese of Peoria before joining Franciscan in 2004. He holds a PhD in education from the University of Notre Dame, Australia, an MA in theology with catechetical certification from Franciscan University, and a BS in mechanical and aerospace engineering from Cornell University. He serves on the Confirmation Team for the parishes of Steubenville and has experience in RCIA, the Neocatechumenal Way, and catechist training. He is co-author of Ascension Press’ Chosen: Your Journey to Confirmation program. Ron and his wife, Andrea, reside with their children in Steubenville.