Christa Klein, president of In Trust, an association of boards in theological education, and a parishioner of Cathedral of St. Peter in Wilmington, received the Pope John Paul II Seminary Leadership Award April 10 from the National Catholic Educational Association.
Msgr. Jeremiah McCarthy, executive director of the NCEA Seminary Department, said, “Dr. Christa Klein is being recognized for outstanding efforts to assist theological schools in North America in strengthening structures of governance, most especially through the mentoring and education of boards of directors and trustees. The award recognizes her thoughtful care and attentiveness to the unique patterns of governance required for the administration of programs designed to form priests according to Roman Catholic ecclesial requirements.”