Peter J. Ductrám is the Archdiocesan Director of the Academy for the Lay Ecclesial Ministry for the Archdiocese of San Antonio. He obtained a Master of Arts in Theology and a Master of Divinity, with a specialization in Bible at the Catholic Theological Union, Chicago. Mr. Ductrám is completing a Doctorate in Theology at Barry University. He served in the Archdiocese of Miami as Archdiocesan Director of Catechesis; and as Coordinator of Hispanic Ministry, Director of Religious Education in the Archdiocese of Chicago. He is also a member of the National Board of directors for the National Conference of Catechetical Leaders, and the National Team for the V Encuentro.