Doctrinal Development: Vincent of Lerin’s Commonitorium and John Henry Newman’s Essay on Development
Speaker: Fr Joseph Carola SJ
Date and time: 6pm, 12th September 2023
Location: St Mary’s Cathedral College, Chapter Hall (2 St Mary’s Rd, Sydney, 2000)
Fr Joseph Carola SJ was born in Houston, Texas, in 1962. After entering the New Orleans Province of the Society of Jesus in 1980, he was ordained a priest in 1993. In 2001 he obtained his doctorate in theology and patristic sciences from the Patristic Institute Augustinianum in Rome and has been a professor of patristic theology at the Gregorian University since 2002. He is a revered lecturer, spiritual director, and preacher. His most recent publication is Engaging the Church Fathers in Nineteenth-Century Catholicism from the Saint Paul Centre. Fr Carola is visiting Australia at the invitation of the Australian Confraternity of Catholic Clergy.