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PROFESSOR JAMES BRETZKE, S.J., SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY AND MINISTRY, BOSTON COLLEGE

A Jesuit priest, Fr. Bretzke is a professor of moral theology. He earned his doctorate at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, where he also taught for three years.

Office: 617-552-6514
Cell: 617-775-9665
Email: james.bretzke@bc.edu
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PROFESSOR THOMAS GROOME, SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY AND MINISTRY, BOSTON COLLEGE

Professor Groome is one of America’s foremost experts on the religious training and faith of American Catholics. He is the author of the book, Will There Be Faith?

Office: 617-552-8449
Cell: 617-875-5325
Email: groomet@bc.edu
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JOSEPH PROFESSOR OF CATHOLIC SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY RICHARD GAILLARDETZ, THEOLOGY DEPARTMENT, BOSTON COLLEGE

Prof. Gaillardetz is an expert of Vatican II and the Magisterium. He is co-author of Keys to the Council: Unlocking the Teaching of Vatican II.

Office: 617-552-3873
Email: richard.gaillardetz@bc.edu

 

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ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR JAMES WEISS, THEOLOGY DEPARTMENT, BOSTON COLLEGE

Professor Weiss is an Episcopal priest and expert on Church history, with expertise in the history of the papacy, conclaves, and the college of cardinals. He worked at Vatican Radio during Vatican Council II.

Cell: 617-538-8864
Office: 617-552-3897
Email: james.weiss@bc.edu

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ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR ROBERT IMBELLI, THEOLOGY DEPARTMENT, BOSTON COLLEGE

Fr. Imbelli studied in Rome during the years of the Second Vatican Council and was ordained there in 1965. He has taught a course on The Theology of Joseph Ratzinger/Pope Benedict XVI.

Office: 617-552-8298
Email: robert.imbelli@bc.edu

 

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ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR MARY ANN HINSDALE, IHM, THEOLOGY DEPARTMENT, BOSTON COLLEGE

Sr. Hinsdale is expert on ecclesiology and Christology. She has taught courses on Exploring Catholicism and Women and the Church. She is a past president of the Catholic Theological Society of America.

Office: 617-552-8603
Email: maryann.hinsdale@bc.edu

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PROFESSOR STEPHEN POPE, THEOLOGY DEPARTMENT, BOSTON COLLEGE

Professor Pope is expert on Roman Catholic social teachings.

Office: 617-552-3892
Cell: 617-763-5868
Email: stephen.pope@bc.edu

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FLATLEY PROFESSOR OF CATHOLIC THEOLOGY ROBERTO GOIZUETA, THEOLOGY DEPARTMENT, BOSTON COLLEGE

Prof. Goizueta's areas of study are Latino/a Catholics; Christology; the global church, and the preferential option for the poor.

Office: 617-552-1226
Email: roberto.goizueta@bc.edu

 

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PROFESSOR JOHN BALDOVIN, S.J., SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY AND MINISTRY, BOSTON COLLEGE

A Jesuit priest, Fr. Baldovin is a distinguished historian of the liturgy. From 1994 to 2002, he worked on liturgical text translation with the International Commission on English in the Liturgy.

Office: 617-552-6513
Email: frbaldov@bc.edu
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PROFESSOR JAMES CONN, S.J., SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY AND MINISTRY, BOSTON COLLEGE

A Jesuit priest, Fr. Conn is a professor of the practice of canon law. He served as the Ordinary Professor of Canon Law at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, where he earned his doctorate. He is a consultor of the Holy See’s Congregation for Catholic Education and Congregation for the Clergy, and a commissioner of the matrimonial section of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

Office: 617-552-6532
Email: james.conn@bc.edu
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PROFESSOR RICHARD LENNAN, SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY AND MINISTRY, BOSTON COLLEGE

Fr. Lennan is the chair of the Ecclesiatical faculty and serves as Co-director of the Licentiate in Sacred Theology program.

Office: 617-552-6522
Email: lennan@bc.edu
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