John Dunnis Principal of CIT, parish priest at St Helier's Parish and part-time lecturer in Systematic Theology at CIT. He is currently teaching courses in Christology and Sacramental Theology. John has an STL (Rome) and a PhD (Washington DC), specialising in Systematic Theology
Helen Berginis a Dominican Sister who has taught at Secondary schools in Dunedin and at Holy Cross College, Mosgiel. Helen teaches systematic theology within the School of Theology, The University of Auckland, and has special interests in the theology of the Trinity, of the Holy Spirit, and Chrisitan anthropology. She has an MA in English (Victoria), a BTheol (Otago), and a doctoral degree from CUA (Washington DC). Helen co-edited with Susan Smith He Kupu Whakawairua Spirituality in Aotearoa New Zealand: Catholic Voices and Land and Place, He Whenua, He Wahi: Spiritualities from Aotearoa New Zealand and, in 2006, Whangaia ki to Taro o te Ora: New Thoughts on an an Ancient Theme.
Jo Ayershas a special interest and experience in liturgy and prayer in the family, parish and in other groups in the wider community. She is a trained teacher with an MA in Anthropology specialising in religion and ritual (Auckland), and a BTheol from the Melbourne College of Divinity. She publishes books under the ACCENT imprint. Jo has completed a Masters degree in Liturgy from the University of Notre Dame, Indiana.
Alice M Sinnottis a Sister of Mercy who teaches Biblical Studies, including Wisdom Literature, the Prophets, creation themes in the Bible, and the Bible in contemporary literature and film. Alice is also involved in parish and catechetical programmes. Alice has an MA (Auckland), DipTch (NZ), MTS (Chicago), and DPhil DPhil (Oxon). Alice has recently published The Personification of Wisdom.
Henare Tatehas been a diocesan priest for over forty years, working principally with Maori communities. He has been Vicar for Maori people in the Auckland Diocese and lectures in Maori Theology at the Catholic Institute of Theology. He has recently completed his PhD.
Louis LumLibrary Manager, BSc, ALIANZA, RLIANZA
Noeline ChampionLibrary Assistant, NZLSC