Join Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 7, 2012, as the Most Reverend Arthur J. Serratelli, S.T.D., S.S.L., D.D., Bishop of Paterson, presents “The Roman Missal – A Moment in the Church’s Liturgical Renewal and Evangelization” as part of the Archbishop Gerety Lecture Series. Bishop Serratelli will deliver his lecture in the Immaculate Conception Chapel on the University's main campus in South Orange, New Jersey. All are welcome, and admission is free. Call-in registration is strongly encouraged. Please contact Kathleen Childers at (973) 761-9016, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bishop Serratelli earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Seton Hall University, his Licentiate in Sacred Theology from the Gregorian University, his Licentiate in Sacred Scripture from the Biblical Institute and a doctorate in Sacred Theology from the Gregorian University. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1968 and has taught Systematic Theology, Sacred Scripture and biblical languages at Immaculate Conception Seminary, and served as Rector of St. Andrew’s College Seminary. He has also taught at the Redemptorist Seminary in Esopus, New York, St. Joseph’s Seminary, Dunwoodie, NY, Institute of Religious Studies, Archdiocese of New York and the lay ministry program of the Educational Program Service of Trinity College, Washington, DC.
As a member of the USCCB in Washington, Bishop Serratelli serves on the Committee on Divine Worship and as Chairman of the Ad hoc Sub-Committee for the Review of Scripture Translations. He is also the Commissioner of the International Committee on English in the Liturgy and a member of the Vox Clara Commission. In addition, Bishop Serratelli serves on the Task Force for the Review of the Lectionary, the Ad hoc Committee for the Review of the Catechism and the Ad hoc Committee for the Spanish Bible for the Church in America.
The Archbishop Gerety Fund for Ecclesiastical History was established by the Most Reverend Peter Leo Gerety, Archbishop Emeritus of Newark, to advance studies in ecclesiastical history, especially the history of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States. Among its various activities, the Fund sponsors lectures each year at Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology.