Msgr. Michael G. Carruthers is the Pastor of St. Lawrence Catholic Church and School in Tampa, Florida. He holds graduate degrees in divinity, systematic theology and in exceptional student education. He has served as Rector-President of St. John Vianney College Seminary in Miami, as well as the Pastor of St. Augustine Church and Catholic Student Center at the University of Miami. He has been a lecturer at the seminary, in formation programs for the diaconate, and in ecclesial lay ministry formation. He served on the Mission Advisory Board for the Institute for Priestly Formation. He also leads retreats (preached and directed) and parish missions.