Dennis Kurtz holds a certificate of advanced studies in ministry from the Center for Ministry Development and has done graduate work in theology with an emphasis on sacred Scripture at Saint John's University in Collegeville, Minnesota. He directed the Office of Youth Ministry for the Diocese of La Crosse, Wisconsin, for 20 years. Dennis has served as a high school instructor of religion and as a campus minister. He also served on the board of directors for the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry.
Dennis Kurtz was named the regional recipient of the 2004 National Youth Ministry Award, which is sponsored by the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry (NFCYM). Click here to read the press release concerning Dennis's award.