Tag Archives: Augustinianum

How about a Masters in RATZINGER STUDIES?

Here is an exciting opportunity for priests and lay people alike. In Rome there is now a Masters program in RATZINGER STUDIES.  HERE  PDF of the brochure HERE. The Fondazione Vaticana Joseph Ratzinger Benedetto XVI is sponsoring a Masters Program in Joseph Ratzinger: … Continue reading

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Just to catch you up on what I’ve been doing.

Although I transferred the flag to Rome this morning at Oh-Dark-Hundred… … I wanted to catch up with the few pics and news about what has been going on. On Sunday, after some time with Fr. Finigan at Blackfen, we … Continue reading

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Did you know about the requirement for Patristics in seminary formation? No! Really!

I have in the past posted about this shameful problem.  I actually changed my field because of this document. I am glad that Joseph Shaw of the LMS picked this up: In 1989 the Congregation for Catholic Education, under the American Cardinal William … Continue reading

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Comment on the consistory

The list is out. I was pleased to see that one of my profs from the Augustinianum was on the list, though he is over 80, Prosper Grech, OSA.  Trappé never had the red hat. I was sad that good … Continue reading

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The Patristic angle of the new Ordinariate

Today in Houston there was a presser with Card. DiNardo of Houston-Galveston and Msgr. Steenson the Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of Peter. Both men has good Patristic credentials. Card. DiNardo is an alumus of my school, … Continue reading

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Alma Mater

My school, the Augustinianum, has a new web site! http://www.patristicum.org

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