Reverend Edward Foley, Ph.D., the Duns Scotus Professor of Spirituality and professor of liturgy and music at Catholic Theological Union, will present “On Sacrosanctum Concilium and Its Impact on the Church Since Vatican II” on Sunday, September 29 at 2 p.m. in the Mother Theresa Hackelmeier Memorial Library. This year marks the 50th anniversary of Sacrosanctum Concilium (The Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy), the Second Vatican Council’s watershed document on Catholic worship.
A member of the Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order since 1966, Rev. Foley was ordained a Roman Catholic priest in 1975. He holds multiple graduate degrees in music, ministry, and theology including a doctorate in theology from the University of Notre Dame.
A well-known speaker and teacher, he has lectured in more than 60 dioceses throughout the English speaking world. He was granted the mandatum as a teacher of Roman Catholic theology from Francis Cardinal George and preaches and presides at Old St. Patrick’s Church in Chicago, Illinois.