Sr Moira Debono

RSM, BA, STB, STL, STD
Lecturer

Email: Moira.Debono@nd.edu.au
Phone: 02 8204 4375

  • Biography

    Sister Moira Debono is a Religious Sister of Mercy of Alma, Michigan, USA. She studied in Rome at the Athenaeum Sant’Anselmo (STB, STL with a specialty in sacraments) and at the Pope John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family at the Lateran University-Rome (STD). Before coming to Australia in 2008, Sister Moira taught at St. John Vianney Seminary in Denver, Colorado and at the University of Portland, Oregon. While in Denver she was also Director of the Office of Liturgy for the Archdiocese. She has given workshops for clergy and conferences and retreats to parish groups and to university students and in various parts of the United States and Canada. Since coming to Australia, she has continued this locally in the Sydney archdiocese, as well as in Brisbane, Albury and Townsville.

  • Teaching Areas

    Sacraments, Liturgy, Ecclesiology, general Theology

  • Research Expertise and Supervision

    The Sacraments, especially the Sacrament of Marriage, Liturgy, Ecclesiology
  • Book Chapters

    Debono, Sr Moira. "Worship I: The seven sacraments" and "Worship II: Prayer and the spiritual life" in An Introduction to Philosophy and Theology in Catholic Liberal Arts Education edited by Angus Brook. North Ryde: McGraw Hill Education, 2014. 234-250.

  • Journal Articles and Proceedings

    Angus Brook, Sandy Lynch, Sr. Moira Debono, ‘Using standards rubrics to assure graduate capabilities within the context of undergraduate liberal arts programmes’, The Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability, Vol 4, No 1 (2013)

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  • Conference Papers

    "The Three Goods of Marriage" at the World Congress of Families. Sydney, 2013.

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  • Professional Affiliations

    Fellowship of Catholic Scholars, Society of Catholic Liturgy

  • Community Engagement

    Various presentations, retreats and conferences in Sydney, Brisbane, Townsville, Albury

  • Awards

    Vice Chancellor's Award for Initiatives that Enhance Student Learning as part of the LOGOS team, 2014.
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