BTheol, MTheol, MTheol, DTheol
Rev. Dr Elio Capra SDB is a lecturer at Catholic Theological College and is a member of the Department of Systematic Theology and the Department of Pastoral and General Studies. He lectures in Liturgy and Sacramental Theology. He is a priest of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB).
Following undergraduate theological studies in the University of Divinity, he gained a Master of Theology at the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, California, a Master of Theology and a Doctorate of Theology from the University of Divinity.
He has taught units in sacramental theology at Australian Catholic University, as well as teaching accreditation courses for teachers at ACU. He is constantly engaged as a resource person in liturgical and sacramental theology for Catholic Education Offices and dioceses around Australia. He is the chair of the Australian Catechumenate Network and is the chair of the Melbourne RCIA Forum.
He has published Come and See: Resources for the Precatechumenate (2004), and The Christian Initiation of the Young (2005), as well as articles on the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults in The Catechumenate (Chicago), and articles on the Eucharist and on the RCIA in The Summit (Melbourne).
His main academic interests are the Rites of Christian Initiation of Adults, and resources for the period of Mystagogia in the RCIA.
- Australian Catechumenate Network (Chair)
- Melbourne RCIA Forum (Chair)