Bernard holds a Bachelor of Theology from the Catholic Institute of Sydney and a Master of Theology from the John Paul II Institute for Marriage and the Family, Melbourne. He is undertaking further studies at St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College, Sydney and at the Theology of the Body Institute, Pennsylvania, USA.
Bernard writes a fortnightly column, www.foolishwisdom.com dealing with issues of anthropology, morality and truth. Foolish Wisdom is published in The Record newspaper in Perth and Ignitum Today, an American Catholic opinion website. His articles have been published in both print and online journals including The Punch, The Daily Telegraph, Online Opinion, MercatorNet and Crisis Magazine. Bernard lectures in theology at a university level and has co-authored a book titled Family and Human Life. Bernard serves as a sub deacon in the Melkite Catholic Church.
At the end of 2012 Bernard married Jane and in the months leading up to the wedding he wrote a weekly record of his journey at www.proposaltomarriage.com. These entries were published in The Catholic Weekly and recorded as podcasts for Xt3.com and Cradio.org.au
Bernard speaks at parishes, schools and conferences on topics of faith, morality and the Church’s vision of the Human Person. If you would like Bernard to speak at an upcoming event, include his column Foolish Wisdom in your publication, or use one of his articles, click here to contact him.