Timothy P. Schilling is a Catholic, American husband and father of two. He studied English at Princeton and theology in Leuven, Belgium, and subsequently earned a doctorate in practical theology at the Catholic Theological University of Utrecht, the Netherlands. Since 2003 he has served on the staff of the Center for Parish Spirituality, a Dutch national pastoral resource center. His writings have appeared in Commonweal, America, First Things, The Tablet, Image, Communio and other publications. He lives in Utrecht.