Dr. Patricia McCormack, IHM

Dr. Patricia McCormack, IHM

Dr. Patricia McCormack, IHM is an international formation-education consultant. She is a two-decade author of the “Parent Partnership Handbook” feature of Today’s Catholic Teacher magazine, numerous other articles, the video series: Parent Chat with Sister Pat, (Bayard), and twelve publications. Her most recent book, Empowering the Parking Lot Parent (Twenty-third Publications), completes a “Parking Lot Parent” trilogy. Other popular titles include: Resilience & Self-Reliance – Key Pieces in the Self-Esteem Puzzle (NCEA, 2019), Embrace the Mission – Be the “I” in Evangelize (NCEA, 2018), and Parental Love Is . . . , (The Pastoral Center, 2016). Additionally, her ministry includes parent presentations as well as workshops, retreats, and days of in-service to the educational community. Her style of public speaking blends Catholic spirituality, psychology, and wisdom gathered from parents, teachers and students.