G. Jeffrey MacDonald

About G. Jeffrey MacDonald

G. Jeffrey MacDonald is an award-winning reporter and an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ. His work has appeared in five books as well as TIME magazine, Condé Nast Traveler, USA Todayand the Washington Post, among other national publications. For in-depth coverage of religion, he’s received six awards from the Religion Newswriters Association and the American Academy of Religion. He is the author of Thieves in the Temple: The Christian Church and the Selling of the American Soul (Basic Books, March 2010). He received his Master of Divinity degree cum laude from Yale Divinity School in 2000. He lives in Massachusetts.


Boston cardinal reshuffles parishes to meet priest shortage

(RNS) Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley on Thursday kicked off an ambitious, four-year project to reorganize the archdiocese’s 288 parishes into approximately 135 “parish collaboratives,'' each headed by a single pastor and served by a ministry team. By G. Jeffrey MacDonald. 

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