The University of St. Thomas

The Word of God in the Life and Mission of the Church:
Integrating Biblical Studies and
Theology in the Formation of Priests

June 11 – 13, 2009

Monsignor Jerome D. Quinn Institute of Biblical Studies
The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity

 

 DAY ONE - Thursday, June 11, 2009

 

1:00 p.m.         Welcome and Introductions

                        Fr. Scott Carl

                        Central Conference Room

 

1:45 p.m.         Opening Address

                        Fr. James Swetnam, S.J. (Pontifical Biblical Institute)

                        “Toward a More Explicitly Catholic Approach to the Teaching of
                         Sacred Scripture”

 

2:30 p.m.         Break

 

2:45 p.m.         Presentation of Papers


         2:45 – 3:30 p.m.            Dr. Peter Williamson (Sacred Heart Seminary, Detroit)

                                       “Scripture across the Curriculum: Pastoral Ministry and Mission”
3:40 – 4:25 p.m.            Msgr. Michael Magee, (St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, 
                                       Philadelphia)

                                      “Combining Synchronic and Diachronic Methodology in Teaching 
                                       the Pentateuch”

 

5:00 p.m.         Holy Mass

                        St. Mary’s Chapel, The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity

 

5:45 p.m.         Reception

                        Binz Refectory

 

6:15 p.m.         Supper

                        Binz Refectory

 

7:45 p.m.         Evening Prayer (Optional)

                        St. Mary’s Chapel, The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity

 

8:00 p.m.         Informal Gathering

                        St. Olaf Room or Hospitality Room (Patio Reserved)



DAY TWO -
Friday, June 12, 2009

 

7:30 a.m.         Breakfast

                        Central Conference Room

 

8:35 a.m.         Morning Prayer (Optional)

                        St. Mary’s Chapel, The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity

 

9:00 a.m.         Holy Mass - Homily

                        Archbishop John C. Nienstedt

                        St. Mary’s Chapel, The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity

 

10:00 a.m.       Presentation of Papers

 

10:00 – 10:45 a.m.         Right Rev. Denis Farkasfalvy, O. Cist

(Our Lady of Dallas Cistercian Monastery)

                                       “Inspiration and Incarnation”

 

10:55 – 11:40 a.m.         Prof. Kelly Anderson (St. Charles Borromeo Seminary,
                                       Philadelphia)

                                                “The Liturgy of the Hours as an Effective Means for Teaching the Book of Psalms”

 

12:00 p.m.       Lunch

                        Binz Refectory

 

12:50 p.m.       MiddayPrayer (Optional)

                        St. Mary’s Chapel, The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity

 

1:00 p.m.         Presentation of Papers

 

1:00 – 1:45 p.m.             Fr. Chris Ciccarino (Immaculate Conception Seminary,
                                        Newark)

                                       “This Found Book’ (2Kgs 22:13): Lessons in Biblical Renewal from

                                         Josiah”

 

1:55 – 2:40 pm               Fr. Scott Carl (The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity)

“Historicity and Historiography: A Look at the Gospels”

 

3:00 – 3:45 pm               Dr. Caroline Nolan (St. Joseph Seminary, Edmonton)

“AN INTEGRATIVE APPROACH TO TEACHING SCRIPTURE IN CATHOLIC SEMINARIES: Combining the Four-Fold Method of Catholic Exegesis with the Four Pillars of Priestly Formation”

 

3:55 – 4:40 pm               Msgr. Richard Henning (Immaculate Conception Seminary,
                                        Huntington)

“The Eschatological Context of Paul's Encounter with the Jewish Community in Rome and Accusations of an Anti-Jewish Bias in Acts”

 

4:45 p.m.         Wine and Cheese Reception

                        The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity Atrium

 

5:30 p.m.         Dinner on your own

 

5:30 p.m.         Evening Prayer (Optional)

                        St. Mary’s Chapel, The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity



DAY THREE - Saturday, June 13, 2009

 

7:30 a.m.         Breakfast

                        Central Conference Room

 

7:55 a.m.         Morning Prayer (Optional)

                        St. Mary’s Chapel, The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity

 

8:15 a.m.         Presentation of Papers

 

8:15 – 9:00 am               Fr. Francis Martin (Sacred Heart Seminary, Detroit)

“Spiritual Understanding of Scripture”

 

9:10 – 9:55 am               Fr. Rory Pitstick (Mount Angel Seminary, Portland)

“Vocation as the Meaning of Life in the Letters of St. Paul”

 

10:05 – 10:50 am           Fr. Andreas Hock (St. John Vianney Seminary, Denver)

“Discourse Analysis and the Book of Revelation”

 

11:25 a.m.       MiddayPrayer (Optional)

                        St. Mary’s Chapel, The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity

 

11:45 a.m.       Holy Mass

                        Msgr. Aloysius Callaghan, Rector of The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity

                        St. Mary’s Chapel, The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity

 

12:30 p.m.       Lunch

                        Binz Refectory

 

1:30 p.m.         Presentation of Papers

 

1:30 – 2:15 pm               Dr. Tim Gray (St. John Vianney Seminary, Denver)

“We Proclaim Not Ourselves: Integrating Academic Study of Scripture with Homiletic Preparation”

 

2:25 p.m.         Closing Remarks

                        Fr. James Swetnam, S.J.

 

2:55 p.m.         Closing Comments

                        Fr. Scott Carl

 

3:00 p.m.         End

 

4:00 pm           Leave for Stillwater

                                    The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity Atrium

 

4:45 pm           Loome’s Bookstore

 

6:15 pm           Dinner Cruise

                        Evening Prayer ~ On-Board