Friday, July 16, 2010
Multi-Lingual Priest With Multiple Ph.D.’s Will Be Interviewed Live on CatholicTV
On July 27th, Fr. Allan Deck, S.J. will be interviewed on the live CatholicTV talk show “This is the Day”. Fr. Deck has 2 Ph.D’s and is fluent in Spanish, English, and Portugese. He also reads Italian and Latin.
Fr. Deck is the Executive Director of the Secretariat of Cultural Diversity in the Church for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). Father Deck has also published 2 books and has edited 4 others.
This is the Day airs at 10:30AM ET at CatholicTV.com and on CatholicTV. The show is rebroadcast at 7:30PM.
Fr. Deck has a Ph.D. in Spanish and Latin American Studies from Saint Louis University and a Doctorate in Sacred Theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University. Fr. Deck will discuss his office at the USCCB on This is the Day.
More information about Fr. Deck and the Office of Cultural Diversity in the Church is available at http://usccb.org/scdc/
Brandon Nappi, a retreat director at Holy Family Passionist Retreat Center in West Hartford, Connecticut, will also be interviewed on the CatholicTV talk show “This is the Day.”
Brandon Nappi is Holy Family's Associate Retreat Director. He is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Notre Dame where he majored in Theology and Medieval Studies. Brandon’s work in the Church has included youth ministry, adult education, pastoral care, and music ministry. He completed a Master of Divinity degree from Yale University and is pursuing a Doctor of Ministry degree at Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis.
The Holy Family Passionist Retreat Center welcomed the first group of retreatants, from West Hartford's St. Thomas the Apostle parish, to Holy Family on Friday, February 2, 1951. Since that first men's retreat over half a century ago, Holy Family has expanded its programming to include women, youth, music ministers, and people in recovery. Over 10,000 people attend Holy Family's programs annually. To learn more about the retreat center please visit the website: www.holyfamilyretreat.org