Wilfred Sumani, SJ, SLL, SLD
BA Hons. (Philosophy), University of Zimbabwe
BTh Catholic University of Eastern Africa
SL.L., SL.D. (Sacred Liturgy): Pontifical Institute of Liturgy, Sant’Anselmo, Rome.
Monday: 10:40-12:30; 15:00-17:00
Tuesday: 10:40-12:30; 15:00-17:00
Friday: 10:40-12:30; 15:00-17:00
Current Research Interests:
Sacramentals in African Christianity
Innovation and theology of reconstruction
Recent and Current Courses:
Introduction to Liturgy
Theology of Home
Easter Vigil as the Mother of all Vigils
Rituals and Riches
Liturgical Action and the Mediation of Meaning
Children in African Cultures and Christian Tradition
Innovation and the Theology of Reconstruction
Creation in the Prayer of the Church
Mothers of Faith: Motherhood in the Christian Tradition. Maryknoll: Orbis, 2017
The Joy of Love Made Simple (co-editor). Nairobi: Paulines Publication Africa, 2016.
“Easter Vigil as the ‘Mother of all Vigils’: The Significance of Structural Parallels Between the Easter Vigil and the Vigils of Pentecost and the Tempora in the Roman Rite.” Ecclesia Orans 33 (2016) 7-48.
“Narrabo omnia mirabilia tua (Psalm 9, 2): The Narrative Foundations of Christian Euchology.” Ecclesia Orans 30 (2013) 157-183.
“Easter Vespers with a Procession to the Baptismal Font: A Liturgical Practice Worth Retrieving?” Ecclesia Orans 31 (2014) 47-83.
“Letture della Veglia pasquale prima del VII secolo d.C. Breve rassegna delle fonti.” In La Bibbia si apre a Pasqua. Il Lezionario della Veglia Pasquale: Storia, esegesi, Liturgia. 39-48. Edited by Jean-Pierre Sonnet. Rome : GBP, 2016.