Symposium Sept. 27 to focus on 'Preaching Moral Issues'

Symposium Sept. 27 to focus on 'Preaching Moral Issues'

The St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity holds a preaching symposium each fall. You are invited to take part in the public lecture, "Making God's Loves Our Own: Preaching Moral Issues," at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, in Brady Educational Center auditorium.

Presenter Father Kevin O'Neil, C.Ss.R., was born in Kingston, New York, professed his vows as a Redemptorist in 1975 and was ordained a priest in 1981. He received his STL degree from the Institute Superior de Ciencias Morales in Madrid and his STD from the Alphonsian Academy in Rome.

He has been teaching at the Washington Theological Union since 1992, where he is associate professor of moral theology.

He is co-author with Sister Katarina Schuth, O.S.F., Endowed Chair for the Social Scientific Study of Religion at the School of Divinity, and Victor Klimoski of Educating Leaders for Ministry: Issues and Responses (Liturgical Press, 2005).

He also is co-author with Peter Black of The Essential Moral Handbook (Ligouri Publications, 2003), and co-editor with Patricia Lamoureaux of Seeking Goodness and Beauty: The Use of the Arts in Theological Ethics (Rowman & Littlefield, 2005).