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Speaker Profiles

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Fiona Bradley

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Fr Paschal Corby
OFM Conv.

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Sr Rosie Drum

Founder & Coordinator

Fiona studied theology at the University of Divinity (BTheol, Grad. Dip. Theol.) and at Australian Catholic University (ACU) with a particular interest in the role of charity in the soteriology of Saint Thomas Aquinas.  She has been teaching sacramental theology and Catholic social teaching at ACU and in parishes for the past six years and has over ten years of experience in organising and providing adult faith formation. 

Fr Paschal is a priest of the Order of Friars Minor Conventual and assistant priest of St Joseph's Parish, Springvale.  He has a background in medicine, and studied theology at Catholic Theological College (BTheol) and the Pontifical John Paul II Institute in Rome (STL, STD).  He teaches Moral Theology and Bioethics.  He is the author of the recently published The Hope and Despair of Human Bioenhancement.

Rosie is a Missionaries of God's Love Sister. She studied theology at Catholic Theological College in Melbourne and majored in systematic theology and biblical studies.  Rosie was the Assistant Director of Catholic Youth Parramatta for the last seven years, providing resources, coordinating events and implementing faith formation for youth and young adults in the Diocese of Parramatta.

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Sr Mary Sarah Galbraith OP

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Anna Krohn

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Dr Colin Patterson

Sr Mary Sarah is a Dominican Sister of Saint Cecilia, Nashville, Tennessee. Sr Mary Sarah has studied in the USA and Australia in the areas of medieval history, early modern history, and biology with an emphasis on the relationship between faith and reason. She has served in Catholic schools at the primary, secondary and tertiary levels for twenty-five years.

Anna is and educator and educational writer who has worked for the University of Notre Dame, Australia as well as the Pontifical John Paul II Institute and Australian Catholic University in Melbourne.  She has experience in faith formation, adult education, and in the religious media and has a particular interest in the formation of character, life issues and cultural aspects of Catholic faith.

Colin studied theology at the Melbourne College of Divinity (BD) and the Pontifical John Paul II Institute in Melbourne and in Rome (STL, STD). His doctoral studies focused on Moral Theology and Philosophy. His research interests are in the areas of the theology of persons and the interface between theology and science, especially psychology.

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Anne-Maree Quinn

Anne-Maree works as a health care professional and academic teacher.  She completed a Master in Bioethics at the Pontifical John Paul II Institute in Melbourne and a Licentiate in Moral Philosophy at the Pontifical Academy Miltown Institute in Dublin.  Her area of interests are end of life ethics, the sacramentality of marriage, and the complementarity of the sexes.

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