William Christopher Hoag


Dr. William Christopher Hoag has ministered in diocesan, school, and parish settings for over 20 years in the areas of catechesis and liturgy. He currently serves as an adjunct professor of Church history at St. Mary Seminary and Graduate School (Wickliffe, Ohio) as well as a lecturer in theology for the online MACE and theology MA programs for Franciscan University. Dr. Hoag previously served as associate director of Catechesis for the Cleveland Diocese for seven years. His areas of theological interest include catechesis, liturgy, and ecclesiology. He was certified as a lay ecclesial minister for the Diocese of Cleveland in 2009. He has been a participant of the St. John Bosco Conference since 2004, completing the Diocesan Officials track in 2019.