Father Mark Sheridan is a Benedictine monk at Dormition Abbey on Mount Zion in Jerusalem. He will celebrate 50 years in the priesthood in February 2015.
Prior to coming to Dormition Abbey in 2010, he spent 30 years at the Pontifical Athenaeum of St. Anselm (Sant’Anselmo) in Rome, where he was not only a professor, but also the rector of the Athenaeum and dean of the faculty of theology.
A recognized authority on ancient Coptic language and literature and a patristic scholar, Father Sheridan is a member of the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity’s International Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue Between the Catholic Church and the Oriental Orthodox Churches.
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