Dr. Timothy P. O'Malley is academic director of the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy and director of education at the McGrath Institute for Church Life. He is a professor in the Department of Theology at the University of Notre Dame specializing in liturgical-sacramental theology, theological aesthetics, and catechesis. He is the author of four books including most recently Divine Blessing: Liturgical Formation in the R.C.I.A. He is currently working on a multi-volume history of liturgical formation beginning from St. Augustine of Hippo. Dr. O'Malley is married to Kara and has two children.