Marc Tumeinski, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Program Director of Pastoral Ministry
(508) 849-3414


PhD in Theology, Maryvale Institute of Liverpool Hope University
MA in Theology, Holy Apostles College and Seminary


Marc Tumeinski, PhD, has taught as an adjunct at Anna Maria since 2009, and full time since 2015.

Dr. Tumeinski has taught at Holy Apostles College and Seminary, and at Worcester State University. He has published in The Heythrop Journal, The Journal of Catholic Social Thought, Horizons, America: The National Catholic Review, and The Journal of the Christian Institute on Disability.

Courses Taught at Anna Maria:
Foundational theology
Arts and skills for ministry
Catholic bioethics
Catholic social teaching
Catholicism and inter-religious dialogue
Economic justice for all
God, peace and war
New Testament letters

Research Interests:

Current research interests include a theology of beauty, theological accounts of impairment, Catholic peacemaking and the identity of the Church as a creative minority.


“The ongoing legacy of Wolf Wolfensberger: ‘But where are moral services to come from?’.” In Ray Lemay, Guy Caruso and Susan Thomas (eds.), Wolf Wolfensberger - The Influence of the Person and His Ideas Today. A Festchrift (pp. 297-336). Plantegent ON: Valor Press. 2023

The gift of peace, the Church, and Christians with impairments. Horizons: The Journal of the College Theology Society. 48(1), 122-154 (2021)

Sent into exile: The divine call to practice diaspora. The Heythrop Journal. 61(1), 70-81 (2020)

Fraternity is the foundation of peace: Learning from the World Day of Peace Messages of Pope Francis. Journal of Catholic Social Thought. 16(1), 103-126 (2019)

Hurting or helping? A Catholic ethical analysis of the practice of physical and mechanical restraints by human services. Fellowship of Catholic Scholars Quarterly. 41(4), 435-448 (Winter 2019)