St. Paul Workshop


A three evening workshop at St. Gabriel’s Passionist Parish by Professor Raymond Collins

St. Gabriel’s Passionist Parish is hosting a three-evening workshop on St. Paul, given by the world renowned New Testament scholar Father Raymond Collins, from October 5 to 7, 2009.

Raymond F. Collins, S.T.D., a priest of the Diocese of Providence, USA. He taught New Testament exegesis and pastoral theology at the Catholic University of Louvain, his alma mater, from 1970 to 1993. In 1993, he was appointed Professor of New Testament and Dean of the School of Religious Studies of the Catholic University of America. He retired in 2006.

Father Collins is author of numerous books and articles. He specializes especially on the Pauline epistles. Books on the New Testament written by Father Collins include: First Corinthians (Sacra Pagina Series), 1 & 2 Timothy and Titus, The Thessalonians Correspondence, Introduction to the New Testament, The Many Faces of the Church, Preaching the Epistles, The Power of Images in Paul, and Letters that Paul Did Not Write. In addition to articles in various academic journals, he has also contributed to the Anchor Bible Dictionary, The Encyclopedia of Religion, New Jerome Biblical Commentary, The New Interpreters' Dictionary of the Bible, and the New Catholic Encyclopedia.


October 5, 2009 (Monday) 7:30 to 9:00 PM
St. Paul, preacher of the Gospel:
in a new time, a new culture, and a new way

October 6, 2009 (Tuesday) 7:30 to 9:00 PM
“I commend to you our sister Phoebe” (Rom 16:1):
Women in Paul’s ministry

October 7, 2009 (Wednesday) 7:30 to 9:00 PM
“We proclaim Christ crucified” (1 Cor 1:23):
the Cross in Paul

For each session, there will be a lecture, followed by questions and answers.

Suggested donation: $10 per session, or whatever your means allow.

St Gabriel’s is at 670 Sheppard Ave. E., North York. Please call (416) 221-8866 to register.


St. Gabriel’s Passionist Parish
670 Sheppard Ave E
North York, ON
43° 46' 6.2724" N, 79° 22' 50.466" W
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