Deacon Richard McGarry, PhD

Field(s) of Interest/Expertise

Religious Education


World Religions


Courses Taught at Felician University

Undergraduate Level:

RELS 101 Introduction to Catholic Theology and the Catholic Tradition

RELS 102 Introduction to the First Testament

RELS 103 Introduction to the Second Testament

RELS 105 Exploring Contemporary Moral Issues

RELS 302 Christian Marriage in a Contemporary World

RELS 205 Varieties of Religious Experience

RELS 301 Comparative World Religions

RELS 302 Christian Marriage in a Contemporary World

RELS 310 Moral and Spiritual Dimensions of Healthcare

RELS 400 The Franciscan Vision

RELS 402 Planet Auschwitz

RELS 408 Genocide; Past, Present, and Future

Online Graduate Courses (Master’s in Religious Education)

RELED 502 Sacramental Theology for Religious Educator

RELED 508 History and Heritage of the Catholic Church

RELED 510 Religious Education for the Spiritual Life


Religious Education at the Cineplex
Catholic Theology Society Convention. (2018)
Office Location:
Kirby Hall 317
Contact Phone:
(201) 559-6000 x6240
Contact Email:


Ph.D. Religious Studies & Education, Fordham University 2013
M.A. Religious Studies, Felician University, 2003
B.S. Religious Education, Felician University 2000 Magna Cum Laude

Positions Held

Assistant Professor 2013-Present
Instructor 2008-2013