Scott P. Richert

Scott P. Richert
Scott P. Richert. Scott P. Richert

  • Senior content network manager of Our Sunday Visitor, the world's largest English-language Catholic publisher
  • Over 20 years of writing and editing a variety of Catholic publications.


Scott P. Richert is a former writer for ThoughtCo, writing on Christianity and Catholicism. He is the senior content network manager of Our Sunday Visitor, the world's largest English-language Catholic publisher. He is the editor-at-large and former monthly columnist for "Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture" and has over 20 years of experience in print and online publications.

Richert has published articles, reviews, and commentary in numerous places, including "Humanitas" and "Catholic Answers Magazine." He has been a guest on many radio and television programs, including "Extension 720 With Milt Rosenberg" (WGN), "The Tom Clark Show" (Wisconsin Public Radio), "Catholic Answers Live," and "The Catholics Next Door" (Sirius XM).

Richert and his wife Amy homeschooled their eight children using a traditional Catholic curriculum, and Richert has written homeschooling courses for Seton Home Study School, a Catholic homeschooling organization in Front Royal, Virginia.


Richert holds a bachelor's degree from Michigan State University, where he took a number of religious studies courses. In 1992, he received his master's degree in political theory from the Catholic University of America.

Awards and Publications

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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