Kathleen Murphy Castillo
Director of Theological Field Education
M.A.P.M. Christ the King Seminary, 2005
M.A. School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, 1983
B.A. Daemen College, 1978 (Sociology/Social Work)
Universidad de Valencia, Spain, Semester Abroad, 1976
Association for Theological Field Education
Catholic Association for Theological Field Education
National Association of Social Workers
Ms. Castillo administers supervised ministry for seminarians, other
graduate students and students in the program of Continuing Education in
Pastoral Studies. She recruits and assists ministry sites and
supervisors, enabling them to effectively guide students in pastoral
education. She teaches students and supervisors in matters related to
supervision and theological reflection, and coordinates theological
Ms. Castillo is a member of the Seminarian Formation Team, which guides
students in priestly formation and provides input to the faculty.
Likewise for commuters earning a degree, she works collaboratively with
the Director of Ministerial Development and the Assistant Academic Dean
to provide guidance to students and input to the faculty.
Her particular background in community-based organizations is reflected
in the Central City Practicum summer graduate level immersion experience
Mrs. Castillo has served as a member of Ministerial Leadership Committee of the Commission for Journey in Faith and Grace, is on the advisory committee for Clinical Pastoral Education, Sisters of Charity Hospital, Buffalo and the advisory committee of the Sisters of Social Service, Buffalo.