On the Feast of St. Lawrence, the patron saint of the diaconate, Deacon Andrew Saunders (director of the Diaconal Formation Program at the Seminary) spoke about the permanent diaconate, the Church's discernment process for potential deacons and how deacons serve the Church.
In the Media
Seton Hall faculty are regularly featured in national and international media outlets for their academic expertise and ground-breaking research. Below is a sampling of recent media coverage.
Monsignor Thomas Guarino, professor emeritus of systematic theology and author of "Vincent of Lérins and the Development of Christian Doctrine," discusses the fifth-century monk whom Pope Francis quotes and references.
Rev. Msgr. Joseph Reilly, outgoing Rector/Dean of Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology reflects on his priestly ordination and how the cross can serve as a "mirror" of self-discovery in the priesthood.
Dianne Traflet discusses the spiritual life and moral clarity of St. Titus Brandsma.
Diane Traflet shares the story of Blessed Titus Brandsma, the Dutch Carmelite friar martyred at Dachau concentration camp, whose sainthood cause was advanced by Pope Francis.
Deacon Andrew Saunders, director of the Diaconal Formation Program at the Seminary, delivered powerful perspectives to the Diaconate as Heralds of the Gospel and Leaders of the New Evangelization.
Msgr. Thomas G. Guarino, professor emeritus of systematic theology, discusses the Dallas Charter and achieving principled consistency—according to the canons of natural justice and Catholic doctrine—concerning the priesthood.
Dr. Patrick Manning Honored with 2021 Michael Pressley Award for a Promising Scholar in the Education Field
Dr. Patrick Manning, Associate Professor and Chair of Pastoral Theology, is the 2021 recipient of the Michael Pressley Award for a Promising Scholar in the Education Field.
Seminarian John Garabedian develops Auspice Maria website to spread the saving love of Jesus Christ to hearts longing for love, happiness, and peace that only God can give.
Rev. Edmond Ilg, Immaculate Conception Seminary alumnus, was ordained on Father's Day and vested by his son, Rev. Philip.
Professors Murzaku, Capra and Milewski discuss their work on the life of St. Neilos, founder of Grottaferrata.
Dianne Traflet shares the faith story of the imprisoned Dachau priests during the Holocaust.
Julie Burkey discusses Saint John Paul II’s “Laborem Exercens” and the spirituality of work.
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