Rev Daniel Szewc OMI is a Catholic Priest of the Religious Congregation of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate and a coordinator of the unit, ‘Homiletics: Theory and Practice’ at the Catholic Theological College. He is also a member of the Department of Pastoral Studies.
Daniel has a Master of Theology from the University on Adam Mickiewicz, Poznan, Poland and holds a Doctor of Theology from the University of Divinity, Melbourne.
Daniel’s doctoral research analysed the spirituality and ministry of the Founder of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate as a model for what Pope John Paul II described as New Evangelisation. Daniel has presented a number of papers on Oblate spirituality including an international conference in Manilla on the charism in the context.
Daniel’s research interests include Oblate Spirituality and mission; New Evangelisation, art of preaching and Church History with a particular focus on the Nineteenth Century.
Daniel has also ministered as a priest in parishes in Victoria, NSW and SA as well as in Poland. For six years he was also the Rector of the Oblate Seminary in Melbourne.