About Fr. John McDermott

Fr. John Michael McDermott, S.J., born in the Bronx and ordained a priest
in 1971, completed his studies at Fordham College (A.B., 1967), Hochschule
Sankt Georgen, Frankfurt (S.T.L., 1972), and the Pontifical Gregorian University,
Rome (S.T.D., 1976). He subsequently taught at Fordham University
(1976-87), the Pontifical Gregorian University (1987-99), and the Josephinum
(1999-2006), before arriving at Sacred Heart Major Seminary. His main
interests are in Christology, the Trinity, theological method, Vatican II, the
Gospel according to Mark, and the problem of suffering. Since 2003, he has
served as a member of the International Theological Commission, and since
2008, as a consultant to the USCCB Committee on Doctrine.

Why Study Latin and Greek?

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Studying Greece and Rome both reveals the basis of Western culture, while providing the study of a culture’s internal coherence. I always suspected a massive plot behind the sudden demise of classical languages in Catholic schools and … [Read more...]

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