Wojciech Giertych, OP
Theologian of the Papal Household
Free and open to the public. Cosponsored by the Hildegard of Bingen Society for Christian Thought and Culture.
Fr. Giertych will also teach a master class on "Grace, Free Choice, and the Infused Virtues" on Friday, February 9.
Fr. Wojciech Giertych, OP, is Professor of Moral Theology at the Angelicum, where he has taught since 1994. In 1975, he entered the Polish Province of the Dominican Order. He studied theology in Kraków and was ordained a priest in 1981. For a number of years Fr. Giertych was a professor of moral theology and the Student Master, a formator, in the Dominican House of Studies in Kraków. In 1998, Fr. Giertych was called to the General Council of the Dominican Order, serving first as the Socius for Central and Eastern Europe, and then as the Socius for the Intellectual Life. In 2005, Pope Benedict XVI appointed Fr. Giertych the Theologian of the Papal Household – a position he currently holds. Fr. Giertych is also a member of the Pontifical Committee for International Eucharistic Congresses, a consultant to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, and a consultant to the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. He has written a number of books in moral theology.