Catholic Priesthood Through the Ages with Fr. Charles Connor


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Father Charles P. Connor


Father Charles P. Connor, the Historian of the Diocese of Scranton, received his early education in Saint Rose School, Carbondale, Penna.  He is a graduate of the University of Scranton, where he also received his Master's Degree in United States History.  In 1979, he received his PH.D, in United States History from Fordham University, New York City.
 
He served as Adjunct Professor of History at the University of Scranton, and his articles have appeared in numerous scholarly journals and Catholic publications.  His column OUR CATHOLIC HERITAGE appears in each issue of The Catholic Light, official newspaper of the Diocese of Scranton.  Two of his books have been published by Ignatius Press, San Francisco: that are have been made in programs Catholic Converts in 2001, and Defenders Of The Faith In Word And Deed   in 2003.
 
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Fr. Charles Connor
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Catholic Priesthood Through the Ages
with Fr. Charles Connor

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Fr. Charles Connor shares his love for the theological, historical and spiritual richness of the priesthood. He covers different eras of the Holy Orders, beginning with St. Paul, through the Middle Ages, Reformation and concluding with the priestly theology of Pope John Paul II. Other topics include: the Eucharist, priestly celibacy and more.


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Catholic Priesthood Through the Ages with Fr. Charles

1. What is the Priesthood?

2. The Priesthood of Jesus Christ

3. The Priesthood in the Mind of St. Paul and the Early Church.

4. The Fathers of the Church on the Priesthood

5. The Medeival, Reformation And Counter-Reformation Mind on the Priesthood.

6. The Eucharist and the Priesthood

7. Prayer and Suffering: Essential Ingredients of the Priesthood

8. The Priest as Preacher of the Word

9. The Gift of Priestly Celibacy

10. Priesthood in the Third Millennium

11. Priestly Theology of Pope John Paul II - Part II

12. The Blessed Virgin Mary And The Priesthood.



Father has co-produced several series for the Eternal Word Television Network, including:  The History of the Catholic Church in the United States, Historic Catholic Converts, Defenders of Faith in Word and Deed, Doctors of the Church, The Catholic Priesthood through the Ages, Therese of Lisieux:  The Saint for the Third Millennium, and most recently, The Sacraments through the Ages.  He has appeared several times as the guest of Mother Angelica on her nationally syndicated program, MOTHER ANGELICA LIVE, as well as with Marcus Grodi on the Journey Home, and THE WORLD OVER, E.W.T.N's national news program.
 
Father Connor received a PH.D in Philosophy from the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium, and an S.T.B and M.A. in Theology from the Gregorian and Angelicum Universities in Rome, where he received his priestly formation at the North American College.
 
Ordained a priest of the Diocese of Scranton in 1990, he served for ten years as Assistant Pastor of Saint Patrick's Parish in Scranton.  He has served as Pastor of Saint John the Evangelist Parish in Susquehanna, Penna., and on July 3, 2003 was named Pastor of Saint Rose of Lima Parish in Carbondale, Penna.



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