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Bob has been running the Pastoral Research Office since it was established in 1996. Prior to that, he worked for several years at the Catholic Research Office for Pastoral Planning in the Archdiocese of Melbourne and, before that, was involved in Catholic secondary education for almost twenty years. He is married and has two adult children.
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Stephen has a strong interest and qualifications in theology and social research. His professional background is in private industry, mainly in the finance and retail sectors. Stephen’s responsibilities at the Pastoral Research Office focus on quantitative research, which includes analysing and disseminating data from the 2011 Census and working on a national mapping project. Stephen is also a researcher with the Christian Research Association. Stephen is married to Jane, with whom he has three young children.
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Trudy’s academic background is in Community Resource Management and Social Work. She has recently completed her PhD from the MCD University of Divinity. Her thesis was titled “Tracing the pulse: An investigation into the vitality of Australian Catholic parishes”. Trudy’s principal responsibility has been our Building Stronger Parishes project and other qualitative research. She now telecommutes from Mumbai.