2016 Mullen Lecture

MoloneyCopySt. Mary Seminary & Graduate School of Theology

presents the

2016 Mullen Lecture

“Christian Hope in a Secular Age: 

the Word of God, Jesus Christ, and the Eucharist”


Rev. Francis J. Moloney, SDB

Rev. Francis Moloney, SDB, of the Catholic University of Australia, comes with a rich background of teaching Scripture at Rome’s Pontifical Biblical Institute, the Ecole Biblique in Jerusalem, and the Catholic University of America, among other places.  An associate editor of The Catholic Biblical Quarterly, Fr. Moloney has authored 36 books and hundreds of articles.  With Licentiate degrees in theology and Scripture from Rome, and a doctorate from Oxford University (1976), Father Moloney has established himself as a leading authority on many biblical topics, especially the Gospel of Mark and the Gospel of John.  Fr. Moloney was elected as president of the Catholic Biblical Association in 2001, the first non-U.S. citizen to serve in that capacity.  His publications include volume 4 of the Sacra Pagina series on the Gospel of John (1998), and The Gospel of Mark, A Commentary (2002) as well as Love in the Gospel of John, An Exegetical, Theological, and Literary Study  (2013) and The Resurrection of the Messiah:  A Narrative Commentary on the Resurrection Accounts of the Four Gospels (2013).  He has also edited and completed Fr. Raymond Brown’s posthumous Introduction to the Gospel of John (2003).

All are welcome to the Mullen Lecture to hear “Christian Hope in a Secular Age” free of charge:

Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 7:30 PM

In the Aula Magna

Center for Pastoral Leadership

28700 Euclid Ave., Wickliffe, OH  44092

Special Event:

The first Mullen Scholar in Residence in 2013, and the only repeat Mullen Lecturer, Father Moloney will also present a two-part series entitled “A Christian Reading of the Apocalypse?” Part One will be given on Tuesday, October 25, beginning at 3:30 PM.  After a 5 PM Social and Dinner, he will present Part Two at 7 PM at St. Mary Seminary.  Priests, deacons, graduate students and pastoral ministers can register for the presentation by calling at 440-943-7600.  The cost of the entire event is $15.00, payable to St. Mary Seminary.  The deadline for registrations is Wednesday, October 19.

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