The Creative Workshop of Gwen Adams, PhD

At Bardstreet, we draw on Catholic theology and the best resources from philosophy, humanities, psychology, and social science
to develop practical tools
for building Christian Culture,
forming strong parishes, priests, schools, and families,
and helping people navigate life’s pilgrimage.

Inside the Workshop

Teacher and Speaker

Courses, workshops, and talks, tailored for seminaries, parishes, parents, educators, and young adults

Theology and culture

Priestly formation and vocations

Catholic Identity

Prayer and self-worth

Creativity, love, and suffering.


Connecting faith and life, I

Develop curriculum and write for youth, high-school, college-age, and adults

Write articles for journals and magazines

Develop resources for Catholic apostolates

Project Sherpa

Helping people reach the peak of significant ventures, I

Mentor graduate students completing theses

Edit/proofread book projects and academic writing

Coordinate events

for thinkers and makers


Dr. Gwen Adams earned her PhD at the Maryvale Institute in Birmingham, UK, and an MA in Catholic Studies from the University of St. Thomas, MN. She is experienced in a number of apostolic and academic endeavors, having served as a youth minister, farm intern, diocesan marriage tribunal advocate, mentor of Catholic undergraduate households, and teacher on the middle-school, high-school, undergraduate, and graduate levels. She is Writer-in-Residence at St. Boniface Catholic Church.