Father Scott Woods, associate pastor of Saint Michael the Archangel Parish in Findlay, will be the third speaker participating in The University of Findlay’s Religious Studies Lecture Series. His talk is scheduled for 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9 in Old Main’s Ritz Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
The purpose of the lecture series is to provide an enhanced learning environment for exploring critical issues relevant to religious studies. Presenters will address topics such as how their religion influences personal identity and vocation, how their religious traditions intersect with American culture, and the types of discrimination and prejudices that those of their particular faith experience.
Father Woods is originally from Toledo where he attended Central Catholic High School and the University of Toledo. He received his bachelor of education and a bachelor degree in history. After receiving his masters in pastoral studies from Loyola University Chicago, he decided to receive his masters of divinity in catholic philosophical studies from Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology in southern Indiana. Father Woods in a priest of the Diocese of Toledo and was ordained by Bishop Daniel Thomas on May 30, 2015.
Ritz Auditorium is accessible by elevator located on the southwest corner of Old Main.