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People guiding the direction of CCRI

These groups have gradually come together as individuals with an eclectic base of professional or religious expertise and a deep commitment to reform of our Church. The countries represented by these members are: Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Panama, Philippines, South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom, United States

Director

Rene Reid, co-founder and author, U.S.

Special Advisor

Joan Chittister, author, lecturer, U.S.

Strategy Team

The people making the ultimate decisions for CCRI

Clyde 

Christofferson

Attorney and member of NOVA, an Int’l Eucharistic Community

USA

Charlie

Gibson

Former Jesuit, Economist, Retired GM Executive (Strategic Planning)

USA

Joe

Healey

Maryknoll priest, Small Christian Communities organizer

Kenya

Ashiknaz 

Khokhar

Church reformer; social justice worker

Pakistan

Socorro

Martinez Maqueo

Developing Jesus’ Church through Base Ecclesial Communities

Mexico

Peter 

Mbuchi Methu

Interfaith Africa

Kenya

Alloys

Nyakundi

liaison with Small Christian Communities

Kenya

Janice 

Poss

Call to Action

USA

Rene 

Reid

Author and co-founder of CCRI

USA

Christina 

Reymer

Be the Change church reformer

New Zealand

Tom 

Roberts

priest with Catholic Ecumenical Church

USA

Jean Pierre

Schmitz

Global Council Network

France

Ed 

Schreurs

Open Church Alliance

Netherlands

Valerie 

Stroud

We are Church, UK

UK

Nessan 

Vaughan

Social Justice Advocate; Adviser and Volunteer

Ireland

 

CCRI Advisors

The people who advise the Strategic Team to make the ongoing decisions for CCR Int'l

 

John

 

Buggy

 

Australian Reforming Catholics                          

 

Australia

Larry 

Carney

former Basilian

Canada

Con 

Carroll

reformer

Ireland

JanStephen 

Cavanaugh

EndWarForever.com

USA

Dennis 

Collier

Call to Action – Madison Area (Wisconsin

USA

Jim 

Connell

Catholic Whistleblowers

USA

Bride 

Counihan

Funding for justice project for the poor

Ireland

Eduardo 

di Silva

We are also Church

Norway

Alan

Doulton

Evangelizing for a more vibrant, alert, and aware Church (E-VAAC)

India

Rita 

Dwyer

religious cartoonist

USA

Lynn

Enright

active in Women's Ordination

Canada

William 

Faulkner

A Gathering of Friends

USA

Kathy

Fegan

member of the House Church of Mary and Joseph

USA

Ivan 

Fernandes

Catholic journalist, former managing editor ucanews.com in Bangkok-Thailand

India

John 

Freml

member of Equally Blessed

USA

Ed 

Gerlock

working with farmers, urban poor, elderly

Philippines

Isaac 

Gomes

Treasurer of Catholic Association of Bengal

India

Gideon 

Goosen

theologian, member of ARCC

Australia

Mary Lou 

Hamilton

Catholic Network for Women's Equality (CNWE)

Canada

Paul 

Hansen

Redemptorist priest and advocate for Biblical justice living

USA

Carol 

Harris

member of Alliance of Louisville Laity

USA

Filo

Hirota

Council for Justice and Peace, rep for Japan

Japan

Caridad 

Inda

Executive Director of Center for Int’l Resources

Mexico

Guia 

Jambalos

Religious of the Cenacle, Spiritual Directress

Philippines

Peter 

Johnstone

Catholics for Renewal

Australia

Paschal 

Kearney

retired Irish member of the Holy Ghost Fathers/Spiritans

Australia

Chhotebhai

Kanpur

Convenor of the Indian Catholic Forum

India

Hans 

Kratz

 

Canada

Sebastian 

Kunjumon

 

India

Kirit

Macwan

 

India

Raquel 

Mallavibarrena

We are Church – Spain

Spain

Sr. Mary John 

Mananzan

Institute of Women's Studies, director

Philippines

Joseph 

Mattappally

 

India

Margaret Mary 

Moore                                      

Social worker, Catholic theologian and an advocate for children

USA

Matthew 

Mwangi Theuri

 

South Africa

William 

Nerin

Former priest

USA

Tony

Nichols

Member of WAACSA

South Africa

Meneldil 

Palantir Talmayar

President of Tol Ardor

France

Gabor 

Parcsami

 

Hungary

Michael 

Redfearn

Digital literacy consultant

Canada

Dr Karl

Rodig

Ecumenical Catholic Church of Christ

Worldwide

Fr. Joe 

Ryan

A Call to Action

UK

Laurie 

Sheehan

 

Australia

Anthony 

Spencer

researcher

UK

Gerald 

Stack

active reform support from Western Australia

Australia

Scilla

Stack

active reform support from Western Australia

Australia

John 

Williams

 

Canada

Robert

Younas

Community Service/ Apostle of World Apostolate of Fatima

Pakistan

 

 

Ad Hoc Advisors

The people who advise CCR Int'l on special issues

Mary Ellen

Michael

Chown

Cuozzo

            Catholic Network for Women’s Equality

            Married Roman Catholic priests

Canada

USA

George          

Harris

            member WAACSA

South Africa

Helen

McCarthy

            Interreligious relations

Canada

Lula

Ramires

            LGBTQIA+ community

Brazil

Virginia         

Peter 

Saldanha

Wilkinson

            Indian Women’s Theological Union                                               

            Catholics for Renewal

India

Australia

 

Organizations to keep in loop of communication

Joe      

Donna

Boyle

Doucette        

Catholics for Renewal (COR)                                                                    

Voice of the Faithful (VOTF) 

USA

USA

Claire

Hitchens

Call To Action (CTA)

USA

Colm

Holmes

We Are Church Int'l, chairperson

Ireland

Zach     

Johnson

Call To Action (CTA)

USA

Sheila 

Peiffer

Women's Ordination Conference

USA

Deb

Rose-Milavec

Future Church

USA