Associates & Staff

Dr. Sebastian Carnazzo

Sebastian Carnazzo received his MA in Theology with a concentration in Sacred Scripture from the Notre Dame Graduate School of Christendom College and his PhD in Biblical Studies at Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.

He is an adjunct lecturer in Sacred Scripture for the Notre Dame Graduate School of Christendom College, adjunct lecturer in Sacred Scripture and Catechetics for the Magdala Apostolate of the Institute of Catholic Culture, academic director of the formation of deacon candidates for the Diocese of Tulsa, OK, lecturer in New Testament for the formation of deacon candidates for the Melkite Eparchy of Newton, MA, and lecturer in Biblical and Classical Greek for the Academy of Classical Languages.

EDUCATION

Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
PhD, Biblical Studies, 2011

Notre Dame Graduate School of Christendom College, Alexandria, VA
MA, Theological Studies, 2000

California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, CA
BS, Animal Science, 1997

PRESENT EMPLOYMENT

Adjunct Lecturer in Sacred Scripture and Catechetics, since 2003
Notre Dame Graduate School of Christendom College, Alexandria, VA

Academic Director of Diaconal Program, since 2005
Diocese of Tulsa, OK

Academic Director of the Magdala Apostolate, since 2012
Institute of Catholic Culture, McLean, VA

Lecturer in Biblical Greek, since 2012
Academy of Classical Languages, Denton, NE

PRESENT VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES

Lecturer in Sacred Scripture, since 2013
St Anne Church Bible Study Program, San Luis Obispo, CA

Lecturer in New Testament, since 2003
St Gregory Deacon Program, Melkite Greek Catholic Diocese of Newton, MA

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Catholic Biblical Association: Member since 2002

Society of Biblical Literature: Member since 2009

SUMMARY OF PAST ENGAGEMENTS

Biblical Greek as a Living Language: Speaker
University of Potchefstroom, South Africa, 2013

Full-time Lecturer in Sacred Scripture and Biblical Languages,
Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary, Denton, NE, 2004-2013

Holy Land Pilgrimage: Speaker
Ten Day Tour of Biblical sites in Israel and Palestinian Territories with ICC, 2013

The Problem of Polygamy in Genesis: Lecture
Seminar on Genesis, Miqra Institute, Lincoln, NE, 2012

Liturgy in the Old and New Testaments: Lecture
Conference on Liturgy for Religious, Diocese of Lincoln, NE, 2011

The Book of Revelation and its Historical Context: Lecture Series
St. Michael Parish, Diocese of Arlington, VA, 2011

The Dead Sea Scrolls: Lecture
Institute of Catholic Culture, Arlington, VA, 2011.

Acts of the Apostles: The Key to the Pauline Epistles: Lecture
Christendom College, Summer Institute, Front Royal, VA, 2009

The Ten Commandments in their Historical and Literary Context: Lecture
St John Parish, Diocese of Arlington, VA, 2008

The Pauline Epistles: Lecture
The Thursday Night Forum, Diocese of Omaha, NE, 2008

The Christian Eucharist and the Old Testament: Lecture
St Joseph Parish, Diocese of Lincoln, NE, 2008

New Testament Eschatology: Lecture
St John Parish, Diocese of Arlington, VA, 2007

Prophets of the Old Testament: Short Seminar
Benedictine Monastery of Clear Creek, Diocese of Tulsa, OK, 2007

Biblical Apologetics: Lecture Series
St Michael Parish, Diocese of Lincoln, NE, 2007

Acts of the Apostles: Lecture Series
Office of Evangelization, Diocese of Lincoln, NE, 2006

The Infancy Narratives of Matthew and Luke: Lecture
Clergy Continuing Education Program, Diocese of Lincoln, NE, 2004

Introduction to the Old Testament: Weekend Seminar
St Meinrad School of Theology Diaconate Program, St Meinrad, IN, 2004

The Faith of Abraham: Retreat Lecture Series
Mount Calvary Biblical Institute, Passionist Center, Mandeville, Jamaica, 2004

Peter in the New Testament: Online Seminar
Catholic Distance University, Hamilton, VA , 2004

The Synoptic Gospels: Semester Lecture Course
EPS, Trinity College, Washington, DC, 2004

Mary in the New Testament: Lecture Series
Queen of Apostles Parish, Diocese of Arlington, VA, 2004

The Epistle to the Romans: Lecture
Blessed Sacrament Parish, Archdiocese of Washington, DC, 2004

Genesis 1-3: Online Seminar
Catholic Distance University, Hamilton, VA, 2003

SUMMARY OF PUBLICATIONS

“When the Fishermen were filled with Wisdom: A Biblical Analysis of the Festal Troparion for Pentecost,” Theosis (2013).

“It is the Lord’s Passover: A Biblical Analysis of the Festal Troparion for Pascha,” Theosis (2013).

“The Son of God becomes the Son of the Virgin: A Biblical Analysis of the Festal Troparion for the Annunciation,” Theosis (2013).

“Rejoice, O Full of Grace: a Biblical Analysis of the Festal Troparion for the Presentation,” Theosis (2013).

“The Waters of the New Creation: A Biblical Analysis of the Festal Troparion for Theophany,” Theosis (2013).

Seeing Blood and Water: A Narrative-critical Study of John 19:34 (Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2012).

“Those who Worshiped the Stars: A Biblical Analysis of the Festal Troparion for the Nativity of our Lord,” Theosis (2012).

“The Sun of Justice: A Biblical Analysis of the Festal Troparion for the Nativity of the Mother of God,” Theosis (2012).

“Reaping what you Sow: A Significant Theme in Genesis,” Miqra Journal (2012). Solicited.

“Eschatology in the Pauline Epistles,” Eastern Oklahoma Catholic (2009). Solicited.

“Baptism in the Pauline Epistles,” Eastern Oklahoma Catholic (2009). Solicited.

“Justification in the Pauline Epistles,” Eastern Oklahoma Catholic (2009). Solicited.

“Death in the Pauline Epistles,” Eastern Oklahoma Catholic (2009). Solicited.

“Christ in the Pauline Epistles,” Eastern Oklahoma Catholic (2009). Solicited.

“The Holy Spirit and the Church in the New Testament,” Eastern Oklahoma Catholic (2009). Solicited.

“Jesus as the New Adam in the Pauline Epistles,” Eastern Oklahoma Catholic (2009). Solicited.

“The Travels of St Paul,” Eastern Oklahoma Catholic (2009). Solicited.

“St Paul and his Pharisaic Background,” Eastern Oklahoma Catholic (2009). Solicited.

“The Book of Revelation and its Historical Context,” Sophia (2007).

“Mary in the New Testament,” Sophia (2007).

“Reconciliation in the New Testament,” Sophia (2006).

“Peter in the New Testament,” Eastern Churches Journal (2005).

“The Eucharist,” Eastern Churches Journal (2004).

“Interpretation of Genesis 1-3 in the Patristic Age,” Eastern Churches Journal (2003).

“Second Thursday of the Great Fast,” in Journey Through The Great Fast: A Daily Meditation. Fairfax, VA: Eastern Christian Publications, 2001.

“Patristic Commentaries on Genesis 3,” Eastern Churches Journal (2000).

FUTURE ENGAGEMENTS

Classical Greek as a Living Language: Lecturer

San Luis Obispo Classical Academy, Spring Semester, 2014.

Onsite study of the Geography and Sites of the Holy Land in Israel: Speaker Notre Dame Graduate School of Christendom College, Summer Semester, 2014.

REFERENCES

Very Rev. Josef Bisig: Rector (see “Summary of Past Engagements” above)
Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary, Denton, NE
(402) 797-7700

Kristin Burns, PhD: Academic Dean (see “Present Employment” above)
Notre Dame Graduate School of Christendom College, Alexandra, VA
(703) 658-4304

Rev. Msgr. Patrick Brankin: Vicar for Deacons (see “Present Employment” above)
Diocese of Tulsa, OK
(918) 294-1904


Associates & Staff

Dr. Scott Hahn
Founder and President and Chairman of the Board
Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.
Episcopal Advisor
Senior Fellows Father Thomas Acklin, O.S.B Dr. Joseph C. Atkinson Dr. Christopher Baglow Dr. William Bales Dr. Michael Barber Father Robert Barron Dr. John Bergsma Dr. Richard Bulzacchelli Dr. Matthew Bunson Dr. Aaron Canty Dr. Sebastian Carnazzo Father John S. Custer Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio Father Jeremy Driscoll, O.S.B. Dr. David Fagerberg Dr. Lawrence Feingold Father Pablo Gadenz Father Michael Giesler Dr. Gregory Yuri Glazov Dr. Timothy Gray Dr. Mary Healy Dr. Stephen Hildebrand Dr. Jeremy Holmes Dr. Kenneth Howell Dr. Leroy Huizenga Monsignor Michael Hull Dr. Andrew Jones Dr. Daniel A. Keating Father William Kurz, S.J. Father Thomas Lane Dr. Taylor Marshall Dr. Timothy Milinovich Dr. Robert P. Miller Dr. Jeffrey Morrow Father Mitch Pacwa, S.J. Dr. James L. Papandrea Dr. Brant Pitre Fr. Jospeh Poggemeyer Dr. Thomas Scheck Dr. Nathanael E. Schmiedicke Dr. James Shelton Dr. Daniel G. Van Slyke Dr. Steven C. Smith Dr. Edward Sri Father Kris Stubna Dr. Andrew Swafford Dr. Michel Therrien Dr. Andre Villeneuve Dr. Benjamin Wiker Dr. Peter Williamson Dr. Carol Younger