Scott P. Richert

Writer, Editor, and Public Speaker in Rockford, Illinois

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I'm the Catholicism Expert for ThoughtCo (formerly and Editor at Large and a monthly columnist for Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture. My articles, reviews, and commentary have appeared in numerous publications, including Chronicles, Humanitas, This World, The Family in America, Crisis Magazine, The Wanderer, Catholic Answers Magazine, The American Spectator, The Catholic Herald (U.K.), the Rockford Register Star, and the Rock River Times. I've been a guest on many radio and television programs, including Extension 720 With Milt Rosenberg (WGN), The Tom Clark Show (Wisconsin Public Radio), Catholic Answers Live, The Catholics Next Door (Sirius XM), Busted Halo (Sirius XM), The Dan Cheeley Show (Relevant Radio), The Son Rise Morning Show (Sacred Heart Radio), and At Home With Jim and Joy (EWTN).

I serve on the board of directors of the Pregnancy Care Center of Rockford, of which I've previously been treasurer and president. My wife, Amy, and I have eight children, whom we have homeschooled, and are members of Saint Mary Oratory, a Traditional Latin Mass church in Rockford, Illinois.

  • Work
    • Catholicism Expert, ThoughtCo
  • Education
    • Michigan State University
    • The Catholic University of America