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Fr. Paul Keller O.P.

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Dominican Father Paul Jerome Keller, O.P., resides at St Patrick Priory in Columbus, Ohio, and serves as the director of the Office of Divine Worship for the Diocese of Columbus. Father Paul was ordained on May 21, 1993 for the Province of St Joseph in the Order of Preachers. He obtained his doctorate in sacramental theology from Sant’Anselmo in Rome and has taught at colleges and seminaries and has broad experience serving in parishes. He is the author of several books including A Year with the Eucharist, 101 Questions and Answers on the Sacraments of Healing: Penance and Anointing, A Lenten Journey with Jesus Christ and Saint Thomas Aquinas, and the editor of The Cross of Jesus.

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