Provincial of the CMI Sacred Heart Province and Manager: Rev. Fr. Benny Nalkara CMI
Fr Benny Nalkara, CMI
Provincial of the CMI Sacred Heart Province and Manager
Fr Benny Nalkara, CMI has been serving as a faculty for New Testament and Biblical Greek in the Faculty of Theology at Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore, Pontifical Athenaeum of Philosophy, Theology and Canon Law since 2008. He served there as the Registrar and was the Director of the Centre for Study and research on St Chavara. He was also a Member of Academic Council of Christ, deemed to be University and a member of the Permanent Advisory Council of Dharmaram College since 2011.
Besides the Ecclesiastical degrees in Philosophy and Theology, Fr Benny is a graduate in English Literature. He had his higher studies in Sacred Theology from Gregorian Pontifical University, Rome with Specialization in Biblical Studies. Apart from teaching, Fr Benny is engaged in the formation of the students to the priesthood as their animator and master in Dharmaram College, the major seminary of the CMI Congregation. Fr Benny has got language proficiencies in a number of languages including Greek, Hebrew, Italian and German languages.
Fr Benny has coordinated and attended various International Seminars and Conferences. He has coordinated the World Conference on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of Vat II Council in 2013 in Bangalore. He has authored a good number of articles in scholarly journals both in English and Malayalam. As a columnist, poet and lyricist, he regularly contributes to writing and publications. His areas of specialization include Pauline Literature and Theology.