2023 PAVCSS Conference – May 30 to June 2. Dr Ernesto (Neto) Valiente will be the principal presenter
2023 Conference: Dr Ernesto (Neto) Valiente will be Principal Presenter at the PAVCSS 2023 Conference: May 30 to June 2.
Dr Valiente, a native of El Salvador, is Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology at Boston College, Massachusetts USA. His conference theme will around Christology. Dr Valiente lists Christology as one of his areas of expertise and has recently published a book on the subject. Many Principals will recall what an engaging presenter Neto was when he conducted the highly successful schools tour in 2016.
2023 Schools Tour: Professor Emeritus John Warhurst AO will conduct the schools’ tour: July 10 to 28
2024 PAVCSS Conference – May 28 to May 31. Principal Presenter will be Dr Barbara Reid
Sr. Barbara is one of the leading scholars in feminist interpretation of the Scriptures. She is General Editor for the Wisdom Commentary Series, a new 58-volume feminist commentary on the Bible published by Liturgical Press (see www.wisdomcommentary.org, where her Introduction to the series can be downloaded gratis).
She is past President of the Catholic Biblical Association (2014-2015). She was inducted into Aquinas College Hall of Fame in 2016 and has received the Yves Congar Award for Theological Excellence from Barry University (2017), St. Martin DePorres Award from the Southern Province Dominican ...
2024 Schools Tour: Dr Carmody Grey. Confirmation is expected by the end of March 2023
2024 Schools’ Tour: It is anticipated that Dr Carmody Grey will conduct the 2024 Schools’ Tour.
Dr Grey will confirm one way or the other by the end of March this year. Many Principals would recall the wonderfully successful Schools’ Tour conducted by Dr Grey in 2019. Dr Carmody Grey is Assistant Professor of Catholic Theology at the Centre for Catholic Studies, University of Durham. Dr Grey has degrees in theology from Trinity College Oxford, King’s College Cambridge and the University of Nottingham. She has completed her doctoral studies in theology at the University of Bristol, focusing on a theological account of life and nature. Before starting her doctorate she was Head of Philosophy, Religion and Ethics at Bedales School in Hampshire, UK, as well as pursuing her ongoing interest in ecology and the life sciences through a postgraduate degree from Edinburgh. She has been involved in theological formation of priests, deacons and catechists, and is a columnist for “The Tablet”.
If Dr Grey is unavailable for 2024, the Faith and Enrichment committee will discuss alternatives at its next meeting on May 5.