Episode 08: THE NEW PRIEST +4 Years Seminary Philosophy

Life After Philosophy

24-07-2023 • 25分

Fr. Chiedozie (Dozy) Ononuju is a newly ordained Catholic priest of the diocese of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Born in Nigeria, he came to the United States in 2010 and earned bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical engineering from Bucknell University before enrolling in Mount St. Mary's Seminary in 2017. He was ordained in 2023 and is now associate pastor at St. Patrick Catholic Church and chaplain at Dickinson College, both in Carlyle, Pennsylvania. Topics Discussed: philosophy and preaching; ethos, pathos, logos; tension between practical ministry and classroom learning, lower and upper limits to the intellectual content of Christian faith; advice to new seminarians; electrical engineering education compared with study of philosophy and theology.