Skip to comments.Edward T. Oakes, R.I.P. [Ecumenical]
Posted on 12/07/2013 6:37:44 AM PST by sitetest
Father Edward Oakes, S.J., distinguished theologian, gifted writer and teacher, generous ecumenist, and our friend, has died, of pancreatic cancer, at 8:00 this morning. The announcement from the Academy of Catholic Theology, of which Father Oakes was president, reports:
Father Oakes entered the Society of Jesus in 1966, and was ordained a priest in 1979. He received his doctorate in theology from Union Theological Seminary in 1987. He taught at New York University, Regis University, and Mundelein Seminary, where he was deeply loved and valued by his colleagues, students, and indeed everyone on the staff as well.
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I didn’t see this posted. If it’s a duplicate, my apologies.
May he rest in eternal peace.
Would it be possible to make this thread [Ecumenical] even though I already posted? It didn't occur to me till just now.
I don't want to exclude non-Catholics who may have something to say or wish to offer condolences, but heck, it's a memorial thread, and would prefer that folks engage in non-inflammatory posting.