Fr. Maurice Nutt, CSsR, DMin
Father Maurice J. Nutt, C.Ss.R. has been ordained a Roman Catholic priest in the Redemptorist Congregation for 34 years. Father Nutt is a priest in good standing with the Redemptorists – Denver Province enjoying faculties from the Archdiocese of New Orleans. He earned a doctorate in preaching from Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis (the first African American to receive a Catholic doctorate in preaching), a Master of Theology degree from Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans, Louisiana, a Master of Divinity degree from Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, Illinois, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy with a minor in Communication from Holy Redeemer College in Waterford, Wisconsin. In June of 2001, he was named a Danforth Fellow and completed the Leadership Program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In October 2020 he completed his certification in Spiritual Direction from the Hesychia School of Spiritual Direction in Tucson, Arizona.
Father Nutt has taught as an adjunct professor at St. Louis University, Hampton University (online instructor), Xavier University of Louisiana, and Catholic Theological Union. Courses taught: The Black Religious Experience, Introduction to Christian Theology, Pentecostalism, Preaching and Evangelization, Black Preaching, Introduction to Liturgical Preaching, and Advanced Preaching.