As Christians around the world prepare to celebrte the coming of the third millennium, Catholics are invited to recommit themselves to the challenges raised by the Second Vatican Council. Have we taken seriously the call to personal conversion, ecumenical unity, and reform of Church structures? How do our dreams envisage communion in the Church to come?
Michael Fahey, S.J.
Rev. Michael Fahey, S.J. D. Theol., obtained his doctorate in theology from the University of Tübingen, Germany. His research focuses on historical doctrinal issues that have separated the Christian churches, especially divisions between the Christian East and West. He has taught at the Weston Jesuit School of Theology in Cambridge, Mass., and served as both a professor of systematic theology and the Director of Graduate Studies at Concordia University, Montreal. He has also served as a visiting professor at Rome’s Pontificio Instituto Orientale (Institute of Eastern Christian Studies). He recently completed his tenth year as Dean of the Faculty of Theology, at the University of St. Michael’s College, Toronto. Fr. Fahey has served as a consultant for the Canadian Centre for Ecumenism in Montreal, is the past-President of the Catholic Theological Society of America, and was a trustee of Boston College from 1988 to 1996. Currently, Fr. Fahey serves on the Board of Trustees at the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, California, and is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal Theological Studies