Xosé Antonio González García


Category: Priest
Birth Date: 3rd February 1942
Birth Place: Castroverde (Lugo)
 Curriculum

Education: -1946-1953: Primary Education in Librán, Cádavo (Lugo). -1953-1958: Secondary Education in the Seminary of Lugo. -1960-1963: He studied Philosophy at the Pontifical University of Comillas. -1963-1967: He studied Theology at the Pontifical University of Comillas. -1967-1970: He studied Holy Scripture at the Pontifical Institute of Rome. Degrees: -1963: Degree in Philosophy at the Pontifical University of Comillas. -1967: Degree in Theology at the Pontifical University of Comillas. -1970: Degree in Holy Scripture at the Pontifical Institute of Rome. Languages: In addition to Spanish and Galician, his native languages, he speaks and writes Italian and French, speaks English and Portuguese and reads German. Academic activity: -Since 1970: He teaches Exegesis of the New Testament in the Diocesan Seminary of Lugo. -Since 1978: He teaches Exegesis of the New Testament at the Theological Institute of Compostela. Pastoral activity: -Since 1970: Pastoral attention to several rural parishes of the diocese of Lugo. -Since 1978: Creator and coordinator of the Diocesan Biblical Movement of Lugo. -Since 1980: Voluntary worker of Cáritas Diocesana. -Since 1974: He collaborates in the training of priests. -From 1985 to 1989: Vicar of Pastoral Coordination in the diocese of Lugo.

 Work & Activities

Publications (selection): -“Simeón canta ao Mesías. Estudio esexético-teolóxico de Lc2, 29-32” in “Compostelanum” 24 (1979) 309-328. -“Evangelio en la tradición paulina” in Lumieira 1 (1986) 161-176. -“A “xeenna” no Novo Testamento (Aportación para unha Teoloxía do Inferno)” in “Encucillada” 49 (1986) 347-360. -“¿Milagres de Xesús de Nazaret? Á busca dunha comprensión”, in “Encrucillada” 64 (1989) 329-343. -“Laicado y Ministerio de la palabra” in “Lumieira” 13 (1990) 71-90. -“A oración de Xesús de Nazaret” in “Lumieira” 18 (1991) 331-351. -“Espíritu deportivo en San Pablo” in “Lumieira” 21 (1992) 397-418. -“Ministerio da Palabra. Comentario-Introducción” in “Lumieira”, special edition of the Concillium in Galicia (1996) 43-99 -“Misterio Pascual. Catequesis sobre el”, in “Nuevo Diccionario de Catequética”, vol. II, San Pablo 1999, 1499-1516, in collaboration. -“El Discípulo Amado o el Maestro sin rostro”, in “Reseña Bíblica” 36 (2002) 29-36. -“Resurrección e Antropoloxía. O problema de Corinto (1 Cor 15)”, in “Antropología y Fe cristiana”, 4th Conference on Theology, Theological Institute of Compostela, Santiago 2003, 267-276. -“La Palabra de Dios en el postconcilio. Recuperando una realidad vital”, in “Cuarenta años de postconcilio. Retos pastorales”, Theological Institute of Compostela, Santiago 2005, 81-104. -“Hasta los confines de la Tierra” Pablo de Tarso, in “Reseña Bíblica” 60 (2008) 19-28.

 Other Interesting Aspects

Other activities: -Many lectures and courses on biblical matters. -Meetings and retreats. -Founder and teacher of the Diocesan Biblical Movement of Lugo. -Organization of journeys to Holy Land. -Several studies and articles in specialized magazines about the Bible. -Several collaborations with the Bible of the Christian Initiation. -Galician edition f the Holy Bible. -Materials of the secretarial courses on catechesis in Galicia. -The news edition of the Galician Encyclopaedia.