Pope John Paul II’s personality illustrates most clearly what the ideal priest of the new millennium ought to be. His close friend and successor, Pope Benedict XVI, complements this ideal. Besides the allocutions of Popes John Paul … [Read more...]
About Fr. Roch Kereszty, OCist
Fr. Roch Kereszty, OCist, is an adjunct professor of theology at the University of Dallas, Texas. He received his STD and his STB from the Athenaeum Anselmianum in Rome, Italy, and his graduate degree in library science from the University of Budapest, Hungary. A native of Hungary, Fr. Kereszty specializes in patristic, medieval, and systematic theology. He has taught full-time at the University of Dallas in the 1960s; in 1970, he was appointed to the chairman of the theology department at the Cistercial Preparatory School in Irving, Texas, and in 1975, was appointed novice master for the abbey. He is on the editorial board of Communio, and, along with William R. Farmer and David L. Balas, OCist, he spearheaded the Eucharistic Conference hosted by the University of Dallas, November 2000. He edited and contributed to the proceedings of the conference for publication by Paulist Press in 2003, entitled: "Rediscovering the Eucharist: Ecumenical Conversations." His graduate textbook, The Wedding Feast of the Lamb. Eucharistic Theology from a Historical, Biblical and Systematic Perspective, was published in 2004 by Hillenbrand Books, LTP.