Patrick Sheedy

Teaching Specialist,

Patrick Sheedy

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-624-6464

Mailing Address:
Mortuary Science
MMC 740 Mayo
8740A (Campus Delivery Code)
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Teaching Specialist

Ph.D., Religious Studies, Marquette University

J.D., St. Mary’s University of San Antonio, Texas

BA, Political Science, University of St. Thomas



Academic Interests and Focus

Doctorate Dissertation: Justice and Human Need: An Investigation of Scriptural and Roman Catholic Sources


MORT 3371: Death and Dying Across Cultures and Religions

Previous Teaching: 

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership; Ethics, History of Higher Education, Theory of Justice

Cardinal Stritch University, Regional Administrator for Business Administration

William Mitchell College of Law, Biomedical Ethics

St. Catherine University, Theology

Community Engagement

Director Social Justice Department, Minnesota Catholic Conference

Lobbyist for Housing, Health Care and Employment Issues

Wrote position papers for Bishops of the State of Minnesota on a number of subjects including Evangelization, Brain Death, ERA, Gambling