11:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Marriott Ballroom Salons A-C
Mr. Ashley Morris, Th.M., is the associate director of the Office of Intercultural Ministries of the Archdiocese of Atlanta. He received a bachelor’s degree in mass media arts, concentrating in radio, TV and film from Clark Atlanta University in 2005 and a master’s of pastoral theology from the Institute of Black Catholic Studies (IBCS) of Xavier University of Louisiana in 2014. He is a member of the Pan African Catholic Organization of Atlanta (PACOA) and the National Association of Black Catholic Administrators (NABCA). Ashley serves as a consultant on the Subcommittee of African American Affairs and the Bishops Working Group on Youth and Young Adult Ministry of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, as well as the Multicultural ad hoc committee of the National Federation of Catholic Youth Ministers (NFCYM). He has also given multiple presentations and facilitated conversations with a variety of communities on intercultural competency development, Black Catholic history, ministerial discernment and racism. He has taught courses on intercultural competency and young adult ministry for aspirants to the permanent diaconate within the archdiocese and with the IBCS respectively. He has contributed articles to the USCCB and a number of Catholic publications.