Reverend Gerard S. Sloyan, S.T.L., Ph.D., traces modern Catholic theology in his lecture, “North American Contributions to Catholic Theology,” on Wednesday, February 27, at 7:30 p.m. Part of the Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology’s Archbishop Gerety Lecture Series, the event will take place in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd, Immaculate Conception Seminary, in Lewis Hall. All are welcome, and admission is free. Call-in registration is strongly encouraged. Contact (973) 761-9016 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Trenton in 1944, Reverend Sloyan earned his S.T.L. in 1946 from Seton Hall University when he attended Immaculate Conception Seminary in Darlington. He later received his Ph.D. in Education from Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., where he is a distinguished lecturer of theology and religious studies. Additionally, he is a renowned professorial lecturer in the Department of Theology at Georgetown University, also in Washington, D.C., as well as a former professor and chairperson of the Religion Department at Catholic University and a Professor Emeritus of religion at Temple University in Philadelphia.
Reverend Sloyan is also a gifted speaker, writer and leader in the fields of religion and education. Sloyan has numerous articles and reviews, which can be found in publications nationwide. A small sample of his books include "Worship in a New Key: What Council Teaches on Liturgy," "To Hear the Word of God: Homilies at Mass," "How Do I Know I Am Doing Right," and "Speaking of Religious Education."