Peter Ductrám is the Senior Director of Ministries for the Catholic Diocese of Dallas. Born in Lima, Peru; Ductrám served in ministry in Peru, Chile, Brazil, and the United States. He earned a Master of Arts in Theology and a Master of Divinity, with specialization in the Bible at the Catholic Theological Union, Chicago. He is currently finishing his doctorate degree at Barry University. He served as the archdiocesan Director of the Institute for Lay Ecclesial Ministry for the Archdiocese of San Antonio. He also served as Director of Catechesis for the Archdiocese of Miami. He also worked on Hispanic Ministry, Religious Education, and Evangelization for the Archdiocese of Chicago. Currently Ductrám serves as president of the Federation for Pastoral Institutes, and a board member of the Council on Intellectual Disabilities.