Author - Fr Gabriel Mendy
REVEREND GABRIEL MENDY C.S.Sp. was born in The Gambia and is a Catholic priest of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit Fathers and Brothers (Spiritans). He holds a B.A (Phil.), B.A (Rel.) M.A (Theo.), and Ph.D. in Systematic Theology. Since his ordination in 1997, he worked in Sierra Leone and in 2004 he began his doctorate studies in Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, USA. After his graduation in 2009, he became a parochial vicar in Our Lady Star of the Sea Parish, New York, USA. The following year, he was appointed lecturer in Spiritan International School of Theology, Enugu, Nigeria and since 2012, he is the Vice Rector of this Catholic Seminary. The courses he lectures include Ecclesiology, Fundamental Theology, Theology of Worship, Liturgy, and Catechetics.
Some of his publications include: “The Significance of Augustine’s Theology of the Spirit for Communion Ecclesiology,” In Bulletin of Ecumenical Theology, Vol. 22, 2010; Augustine’s Spirit – Soul Analogy and Its Implications for Communion Ecclesiology (Bloomington, Indiana: Xlibris Publishing Company, 2013); Committed in Solidarity: SIST Silver Jubilee Acts, Ed. May, 2015 (Nigeria, Enugu: Kingsley Publication); and “The Theological Significance of the Psalm of Lament,” In American Theological Inquiry, Vol. 8, nos. 1 ed. Gannon Murphy (August, 2015).