Rev. Charles Fox

Assistant Professor of Theology
Phone: 
313-883-8623
Education: 
BA, University of Michigan, 1999;
BPhil, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, 2002;
MDiv, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, 2006;
STB, Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome, 2006;
STL, Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome, 2015;
STD, Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome, 2018.
Bio / Information: 

Ordained priest, 2006

PASTORAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Sacred Heart Major Seminary – Detroit, Michigan
  • July 2013 to June 2015—Resident Formator
  • July 2017 to Present—Director of Graduate Seminarians, Director of the Liturgy, Assistant Professor of Theology
Archdiocese of Detroit – Detroit, Michigan
Secretary to the Archbishop– June 2009 to July 2013
St. Hugo Parish – Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Parochial Vicar – July 2007 to June 2009
Our Lady of Sorrows Parish – Farmington, Michigan
Parochial Vicar – October 2006 to June 2007

SELECT MINISTERIAL EXPERIENCE

Spiritual and Theological Advisor for the Living Faith Fine Arts Apostolate (LFFAA)–2007 to 2015
  • Review of scripts for theological and spiritual content. Work with president-director on script editing.
  • Work with president-director on various aspects of developing the production The Cross and the Light (a theatrical presentation of the Stations of the Cross and the Stations of Light).
  • Spiritual Advisor and Board Member for St. Paul Street Evangelization (SPSE)—2012 to Present
  • Regular assistance to the president of this national apostolate with consultation, advice, and spiritual support.
  • Participation in the meetings and deliberations of the SPSE Board of Directors. Spiritual Advisor to the Fishermen’s Fund at Sacred Heart Major Seminary—2006-Present Retreat Master for Madonna University (twice—Lent and Advent)
  • Advent Theme: “Waiting for Christ”
  • Lenten Theme: “With Mary at the Foot of the Cross” Mission Preacher for 2008 Lenten Parish Retreat
  • St. Raphael Parish – Garden City, MI
  • Theme: “Suffering: the Path to Glory” Presenter at Pastoral Conference held at St. Francis Parish, Ann Arbor, Michigan--2008
  • Theme: “The Beatitudes and the Universal Call to Holiness” Missionary to Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Nova Descoberta, Recife, Brazil—May 2002 (three weeks) Pilgrimage Chaplain for two World Youth Days
  • Toronto (2002) and Sydney (2008)
Publications: 
The Relationship Between the Eucharist and Evangelization in the Sermons of Ronald A. Knox (doctoral dissertation), Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome, January, 2018
“‘Repent and Believe’: Moral Preaching in the New Evangelization”, Church Life, South Bend, Indiana: University of Notre Dame, 4 May 2017