Carolyn Pirtle


Carolyn is the Program Director of the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy in the McGrath Institute for Church Life, where she develops content, creates resources, and runs conferences for ministers and educators in the faith. She has degrees in music and theology, and has written nine mini-musicals based on parables for the Notre Dame Vision program, published several sacred choral works, and authored two books: Praying the Rosary Together: A Guide for Home and Classroom, and Ten Ways to Pray: A Catholic Guide for Drawing Closer to God. In her free time, Carolyn enjoys baking, gardening, jigsaw puzzles, and running.


We have some news to share. After seven great years, Grotto’s last day will be June 28, 2024. On behalf of all of us at Grotto Network, thank you again for all of your support. It has meant the world to us.