Fr Jay Scott Newman
Father Jay Scott Newman, pastor of St Mary's Church in Greenville, South Carolina, is President of the CEC. Father Newman was ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Charleston on 10 July 1993 and holds degrees in sacred theology and canon law from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. Before coming to St Mary's in 2001, Father Newman had previously served as Dean of Men and Assistant Professor of Canon Law at the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio, as Catholic Chaplain to The Citadel, and as pastor of three other parish churches in South Carolina. Father Newman is a member of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, the Knights of Columbus, the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars, the Canon Law Society of America, and the Society for Catholic Liturgy.
Father Newman is first and foremost a pastor, but is also a prolific public speaker and writer. Follow him on Twitter by going here.