Michael J. Mazza

About Michael J. Mazza

Michael J. Mazza has worked as a parish DRE, high school religion teacher, and diocesan director of religious education. After working nearly 20 years as a civil attorney in the US, he is now in his second year of canon law studies at the Pontifical University of Santa Croce in Rome. Upon graduation, he and his wife intend to serve those in the Church who find themselves in need of civil and/or canonical counsel.

Canon Law, Civil Law, and the Current Crisis in the Church

Reflections of a Civil Lawyer Studying Canon Law in Rome

Last fall I left my job as a corporate lawyer and began studying canon law in Rome. Explaining my rationale to my colleagues wasn’t as difficult as I had imagined. Whether they were practicing Catholics, fallen-away Catholics, not-yet C … [Read more...]