Nicholas Lund-Molfese, Director
Nicholas Lund-Molfese serves as Director of Trinity Hills and the Office of Social Ministry for the Diocese of Springfield – Cape Girardeau. He is the editor of two books, author of more than twenty-five articles and has given many invited academic lectures. He has also written for The Mirror, the diocesan newspaper.
He received his Juris Doctor and Masters of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Illinois in 1994. After graduation he worked as an attorney at Prairie State Legal Services in Rockford, Illinois for two years.
As an Assistant Professor in the Administration of Justice department at Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island, Nicholas taught graduate and undergraduate courses in morality, ethics and law. While teaching, Nicholas and his wife, Christine, started the St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Worker House and Farm, which assisted women in crisis pregnancy and situations of domestic violence.
Immediately prior to coming to the Diocese, Nick served the Archdiocese of Chicago for over ten years in a number of different capacities, including: Director of the Office for Peace and Justice, Director of the Integritas Institute for Ethics at the University of Illinois, and Coordinator of the Ministry in Higher Education Agency.