Curriculum Vitae

John A. Monaco

monacojb@bc.edu

NOTE: Certain papers, presentations, and publications can be found here

 

Education

Boston College School of Theology & Ministry, Brighton, MA (2018 — present)

  • Master of Theology (Th.M.)
    • Area: Historical-Systematic Theology
    • Concentration: Liturgical Theology

 

Boston College School of Theology & Ministry, Brighton, MA (2016 — 2018)

  • Master of Divinity (M.Div.)
    • High Pass on Master of Divinity Synthesis Exams (January 2018)

 

Harvard Summer Language Program, Cambridge, MA (Summer 2017)

  • Ecclesiastical Latin

 

Saint John’s Seminary, Brighton, MA

  • Theology I, II (2014-2016)

 

Albertus Magnus College, New Haven, CT (2011 — 2014)

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Summa Cum Laude in Philosophy & Religion, Honors College (2014)
  • Thesis: A Response to Love’s Call: Jean-Luc Marion’s Philosophy of the Divine as Icon and Gift

 

College of St. John’s, Collegeville, MN

  • Liturgical Music Studies, audited Graduate Seminar (Summer 2011)

 

St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, Wynnewood, PA (2010 — 2011)

  • College Seminary, Year I (2011)

 

Naugatuck High School, Naugatuck, CT (2006 – 2010)

  • Ranked 3rd in Graduating Class (2010)

 

Language Skills

  • Latin: Classical, Medieval, & Ecclesial (advanced reading; elementary writing & speaking)
  • Spanish (advanced reading, writing, & speaking)
  • French (intermediate reading; elementary writing & speaking)
  • Italian (intermediate reading; elementary writing & speaking)

 

Awards, grants, & fellowships

  • 2017 & 2018: Individual Conference Grant, Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, Student Forum
  • 2017 & 2018: Individual Conference Grant, Boston College School of Theology & Ministry, Dean’s Office
  • All Semesters: Dean’s List, Albertus Magnus College
  • 2011 – 2014: Albertus Magnus College Honors Program

Ministry Experience

  • Parish Ministry:  Full-time summers; part-time academic year
  • Volunteer Prison Chaplain: summer 2014; academic year 2015-2016
  • Volunteer Chaplain/Activity Director’s Assistant: Nursing Home, 2015
  • Pax Christi: Founder and President of St. John’s Seminary local chapter, 2016
  • Liturgical Ministry: Cantor (several parishes); Altar-Server, 2015-2016
  • Other Ministry Experience
  • Faith Formation Director (Grade 10), St. Cecilia Parish, Boston, MA (Externship, 2017-2018)
  • Assumptionist Center Resident Program Co-Coordinator, Brighton, MA (2016-Present)
  • Director of RCIA—St. Leonard’s Parish, Boston, MA (2016-2017)
  • Pax Christi, State Board member, Massachusetts (2016-present)
  • Parish Religious Education Instructor – Junior High (2012-2014)
  • Parish Baptismal Preparation Team (2012-2014)
  • Assistant Chaplain – Waterbury Hospital (2012-2014)
  • Cantor: Our Lady of Lourdes/St. Lucy Churches; St. Columbkille (Brighton), St. Charles Borromeo (Woburn), St. Monica (South Boston), other churches (2010 – 2017)
  • Schola Cantorum, The Immaculate Conception Church (2010)

Presentations

 

“Judging Shepherd of Thy Sheep”: Christ and the Role of Mercy in the ‘Dies Irae’

Presented at the Lumen et Vita Graduate Student Conference, Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, Brighton, MA. January, 2017.

 

“Shattering the Idols”: Postmodernism & the Liturgical Self as ˈHomo Adorans’

Presented at the Society for Catholic Liturgy, The Liturgy and Post-Modernity, The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul and the Archdiocesan Pastoral Center, Philadelphia, PA. September 28-30, 2017.

 

“Sacramentum Pacis”: The Eucharist as the Sacrament of Peace”

Presented at the Lumen et Vita Graduate Student Symposium, Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, Brighton, MA. November 9, 2017.

 

“Grace & Glory”: Theosis and the Eucharist in Aquinas

Presented at the Thomas Aquinas and the Greek Fathers Conference, Co-sponsored by the Aquinas Center for Theological Renewal and the Thomistic Institute, Ave Maria University, FL. January 26-27, 2018

 

To Love, and to Make Love Known: Aquinas on the Christian Vocation

Forthcoming presentation at The Theology of Thomas Aquinas: Sources, Insights, Influence Conference, sponsored by the Center for Scriptural Exegesis, Philosophy, and Doctrine at Mundelein Seminary

 

Publications

 

“Judging Shepherd of Thy Sheep”: Christ and the Role of Mercy in the ˈDies Irae.ˈ

Lumen et Vita, the Graduate Academic Journal of the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, Vol 7, No 2 (2017)

 

“What two saints and a pope named Francis can teach us about living the Gospel online.” America Magazine: The Jesuit Review, October 4th, 2017. Online Edition

 

“Sacramentum Pacis”: The Eucharist as the Sacrament of Peace.” Lumen et Vita, the Graduate Academic Journal of the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry,
Vol 8, No 1 (2017)

 

“Shattering the Idols”: Postmodernism & the Liturgical Self as ˈHomo Adorans.ˈ Antiphon: A Journal for Liturgical Renewal, Volume 22.  No 1 (2018)


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