Dr. Richard Stern

  • Department Emeritus
  • Title Professor Emeritus


  • BA (Saint Olaf College, 1970)
  • MDiv (Luther Theological Seminary, 1975)
  • MA (Northern Illinois University, 1984)
  • Ed.D (Northern Illinois University, 1990)


Dr. Richard Stern teaches courses on homiletics and other religious communication topics, including homiletics for hearers, preaching as listening, and parish communication.

He has produced a six-part videotape series, Preaching for Today…and Tomorrow, and, among other articles and papers, has co-authored Savior on the Silver Screen with two other Saint Meinrad faculty members.

He is a past-president of the Catholic Association of Teachers of Homiletics and has been a board member of the Academy of Homiletics and the Catholic Coalition on Preaching.

Email: rstern@saintmeinrad.edu