Lis Valle

Rev. Lis Valle-Ruiz, originally from Puerto Rico, earned her PhD in Homiletics and Liturgics from Vanderbilt University, where she also studied gender and sexuality. Rev. Valle has served as Professor of Theology and Scripture at the Lux Summer Youth Institute in Monmouth College, IL, has provided worship and chaplaincy leadership in interdenominational gatherings, and possesses a background as both an actor and a lawyer. Rev. Valle received a ThM in Homiletics from Princeton Theological Seminary and an MDiv from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. She also holds a JD from the University of Puerto Rico. With a BA in Education with an emphasis in Theater, Valle has continued to combine her study of theology and passion for justice with her work as an actress and an artistic director. Rev.

Valle is a member of the Academy of Homiletics, the North American Academy of Liturgy, and the ARC Creative Collaborative for Theopoetics, among other professional organizations. She has been a fellow with the Forum for Theological Exploration and the Hispanic Theological Initiative. Lis has been an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA) since 2013 and currently serves as Assistant Professor of Homiletics and Worship and Director of Community Worship Life at McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago, Illinois.

Homily Outlines

4th Sunday of Advent B

4th Sunday of Advent BBY Lis Valle, December 24, 2023 Lectionary 11:2 Sam 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a,16 [David wants to build a house for the Lord]Psalm...
Fourth Sunday of Easter, Cycle A

Fourth Sunday of Easter, Cycle A

Fourth Sunday of Easter, Cycle ABY LIS VALLE, April 30, 2023 Lectionary 49:Acts 2:14a, 36-41Ps 23:1-61 Pet 2:20b-25John 10:1-10 [dipi_advanced_tabs...
Pentecost Sunday

2nd Sunday of Advent, Year A

2nd Sunday of Advent, Year ABY LIS VALLE, December 11, 2022 Lectionary 4: Isa 11:1-10 [Peaceful kin-dom from the Jesse stump] Ps 72:1-2, 7-8, 12-13,...
Fifth Sunday of Easter

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Fifth Sunday of EasterBY LIS VALLE, May 15, 2022 Lectionary 54: Acts 14:21-27 [Paul and Barnabas plant churches among gentiles] Psalm...

Preaching with Sciences

Edward Foley, Capuchin
Duns Scotus Professor Emeritus of Spirituality
Professor of Liturgy and Music (retired)
Catholic Theological Union
Vice-Postulator, Cause of Blessed Solanus