R. Scott Hurd is a Catholic speaker and award-winning author who has more than twenty years’ experience in professional ministry. He serves as senior director for leadership formation with Catholic Charities USA.
Hurd is the author of five books, including Forgiveness: A Catholic Approach, which received an Excellence in Publishing award from the Association of Catholic Publishers. When Faith Feels Fragile: Hope for the Wary, Weak, and Wandering earned a second-place award in 2014 from the Catholic Press Association and was also a finalist in the ACP Excellence in Publishing awards. Hurd also is the author of two books in The Living Gospel seasonal series from Ave Maria Press.
Hurd graduated from the University of Richmond (cum laude) in 1989 with a degree in accounting and business administration. He received his bachelor of theology degree from Oxford University (UK) in 1993. He lives in his hometown of Alexandria, Virginia, with his three children.