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Seminar I, 2009: Teaching Theology in a Contemplative Way

IPF Publications presents Seminary Theology: Teaching in a Contemplative Way

  • Dr. John Gresham from Kenrick-Glennon Seminary, Saint Louis, Missouri
  • Fr. Thomas Lane from Mount Saint Mary Seminary, Emmitsburg, Maryland
  • Dr. Margaret Turek from Saint Patrick Seminary, Menlo Park, California
  • Dr. Perry Cahall from the Pontifical College Josephinum, Columbus, Ohio
  • Fr. Thomas McDermott, O.P. from Kenrick-Glennon Seminary, Saint Louis, Missouri
  • Fr. Dennis Billy, Cs.S.R. from Saint Charles Seminary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Seminar II, 2010: Principles of Spiritual Direction and the Teaching of Theology

IPF Publications presents Seminary Theology II: Theology and Spiritual Direction in Dialogue

  • Msgr. Gerry McCarren from Immaculate Conception Seminary, South Orange, New Jersey
  • Fr. Earl Fernandes, S.T.D. from Mount Saint Mary Seminary of the West, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Fr. Raymond Gawronski, S.J. from Saint John Vianney Theological Seminary, Denver, Colorado
  • Fr. Daniel Trapp from Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, Michigan
  • Fr. Pete Ryan from Mount Saint Mary Seminary, Emmitsburg, Maryland
  • Fr. Steve Wlusek from Saint Peter’s Seminary, London, Ontario, Canada
  • Fr. Todd Lajiness from Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, Michigan

Seminar III, 2011: Pastoral Formation In Seminaries: How can Priests abide in Prayer Even while Ministering?

These presentations appeared in various issues of Seminary Journal

  • Most Rev. Felipe Estevez, S.T.D., Bishop of the Diocese of Saint Augustine, Florida
  • Fr. James Rafferty, Vocation Director of the Diocese of Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Dr. Anthony Lilles from Saint John Vianney Theological Seminary, Denver, Colorado
  • Fr. Deogratias Ekisa from Notre Dame Seminary, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Fr. Mark Robson, from Saint Augustine’s Seminary, Scarborough, Canada
  • Fr. John Corbett, O.P. from the Dominican House of Studies, Washington D.C.

Seminar IV, 2012: Priestly Identity and Its Relationship to Human Maturation and Theological Teaching

IPF Publications presents Seminary Theology III: Seminary Formation and Psychology

  • Dr. Christina Lynch, St. John Vianney Theological Seminary, Denver, Colorado
  • Dr. Kathryn Benes, Archdiocese of Denver, Colorado
  • Sue Barrs, M.A. Private Practice Therapist, Texas
  • Fr. Tad Oxley, S.T.D., Pontifical College Josephinum, Ohio
  • Dr. Ed Hogan, Kenrick Glennon Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Christopher Stravitsch, M.A., Assumption Seminary, Texas

Seminar V, 2013: Spirituality as the Correct Method for the Study of Theology

IPF Publications presents Entering into the Mind of Christ:  The True Nature of Theology.

  • Dr. Daniel Keating, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, Michigan
  • Dr. Tracey Rowland, John Paul II Institute, Melbourne, Australia
  • Fr. Vincent Twomey, Professor of Theology, St. Patrick’s Seminary, Retired. Maynooth, Ireland
  • Sr. Gill Goulding C.J., Regis College, Toronto, Canada
  • Fr. Michael Paul Gallagher S.J., Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, Italy
  • Fr. Chris Collins S.J., Saint Louis University College, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Dr. Peter Casarella, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois
  • Fr. John Cihak, Congregation for Bishops, Rome, Italy
  • Fr. Emery DeGaal, Mundelein Seminary, Mundelein, Illinois

Seminar VI, 2014:  Securing Priestly Identity through a Commitment to Prayerfully Study Theology

IPF Publications presents The Priest and Theological Study: Toward a More Generous Definition of Reason

  • Msgr. Joseph Betschart, Mount Angel Seminary, Saint Benedict, Oregon
  • Fr. Brian Daley, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana
  • Mr. Paul Griffiths, Duke Divinity School, Durham, North Carolina
  • Dr. Mary Healy, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, Michigan
  • Msgr. Michael Heintz, St Matthew Cathedral, South Bend, Indiana
  • Fr. Robert Imbelli, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
  • Fr. Joseph Koopman, St Mary Seminary, Wickliffe, Ohio
  • Fr. Thomas Weinandy, O.F.M. Cap., Capuchin College, Washington, D.C.

Seminar VII, 2015: Liturgy and Priestly Formation

IPF Publications presents Liturgy and Priestly Formation: Sharing the Life of Christ.

  • Dr. Carmina Chapp, St Joseph's College, Standish, Maine 
  • Dr. David Fagerberg, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana
  • Dr. Robert Fastiggi, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, Michigan
  • Fr. Paul Keller, O.P., Mount St Mary of the West Seminary, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Fr. David Meconi, S.J., St Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Fr. Dennis McManus, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
  • Fr. Michael Wurtz, C.S.C., Moreau Seminary, Notre Dame, Indiana

Seminar VIII, 2016: The Saints and Priestly Formation

IPF Publications presents Saints and Priestly Formation.

  • Fr. Dennis Billy, C.Ss.R, Notre Dame Retreat House, Canandaigua, New York
  • Fr. Timothy Gallagher, O.M.V., Saint John Vianney Theological Seminary, Denver, Colorado
  • Sr. Gill Goulding, C.J., Regis College,Toronto, Canada
  • Fr. Carter Griffin, St John Paul II Seminary, Washington, DC
  • Msgr. Michael Heintz, Ph.D., Mount St Mary's Seminary, Emmitsburg, Maryland
  • Dr. Thomas Neal, Notre Dame Seminary, New Orleans, Louisiana

Seminar IX, 2017: Western Culture, Contemplation and Seminary Formation in a Time of Waning Faith

IPF Publications will present a new publication in 2018.

  • Fr. Earl Fernandes, Apostolic Nunciature in the USA, Washington, DC
  • Fr. Donald Haggerty, Saint Patrick's Cathedral, New York
  • Dr. Michael Hoonhout, Saint Joseph's Seminary, New York
  • Dr. Keith Lemna, St Meinrad School of Theology, Meinrad, Indiana
  • Dr. Matthew Levering, University of St Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, Illinois
  • Dr. Mary McCaughey, The Priory Institute, Dublin, Ireland
  • Dr. Christopher Ruddy, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
  • Dr. Janet Smith, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Michigan

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