Recorded: Dublin, October 2005?
Ronald Rolheiser, a Roman Catholic priest, is the General Councillor for Canada for his order, the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate. Fr. Rolheiser has offices in both Toronto and Rome.
Rolheiser received a PhD from the University of Louvain, Belgium in 1983. Jis areas of specialisation are Systemantic Theology (Trinity, World Religions, Christian Anthropology), Philosophy (Ancient and Medieval, Symbolism, Existentialism), Augustine, Mysticism (especially John of the Cross and Therese of Lisieux) and Spirituality (contemporary spiritualities, contemport questions: ecology, feminism, masculine spirituality, religion and culture).
For most of his 26 years of priesthood, Rolheiser taught theology and philosophy at Newman Theological College in Edmunton, Alberta. Rolheiser is a popular speaker, retreat director and author.
Ronald Rolheiser is a Roman Catholic priest and member of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate. In addition to being a popular speaker and writer whose books (over ten in print) are popular throughout the world and whose weekly column is carried by more than seventy newspapers worldwide, he is president of the Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio, Texas.
Rolheiser is among the most popular and inclusive spiritual writers today. Although rooted in the Catholic faith, he is able to transcend denominational boundaries and religious language to appeal to both practicing Christians and unaffiliated seekers.