Carmina Chapp earned her Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Providence College and her Ph.D. in Roman Catholic Systematic Theology from Duquesne University, with a focus on sacramental theology. Her areas of theological interest include sacraments and liturgy, ecclesiology, and spirituality. She is a past-president of the Society for Catholic Liturgy.
Chapp has been involved in Catholic seminary formation and higher education for over twenty-five years. She began her career at DeSales University, then moved on to serve as Academic Dean at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Her most recent work was as director of online theology programs at Saint Joseph’s College in Maine. She lives with her husband on the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker Farm in northeastern Pennsylvania.