Catholic graduate school of theology and ministry in the Dominican tradition

Dr. Nathan Chase

Dr. Nathan Chase

Visiting Assistant Professor of Liturgical and Sacramental Theology


Nathan Chase, Visiting Assistant Professor of Liturgical and Sacramental Theology, earned the Bachelor of Arts in Theology and Philosophy from Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, the Master of Arts in Liturgical Studies and the Master of Arts in Systematic Theology from St. John's School of Theology and Seminary in Collegeville, Minnesota, the Master of Advanced Studies in Theology and Religion from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Leuven, Belgium, and the Doctor of Philosophy in Liturgical Studies from the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana.  Dr. Chase's research focuses on liturgical history, sacramental theology, Christian initiation, anaphoral history, and liturgical methodology.

Selected Courses

  • Christian Initiation
  • Theology of Worship
  • Eucharist
  • Sacramental/Theological Foundations of Marriage
  • Liturgy and Preaching
  • Contemporary Issues in Sacramental Theology

Selected Publications

"Apta diei et loco: The Votive Masses in the Holy Land," Ecclesia Orans 36 (2019): 29-87.
"Another Look at the 'Daily Office' in the Apostolic Tradition," Studia Liturgica 49 (2019): 5-25.
"Pruning the Prayers: Early Medieval Liturgical Adaptation in the Hispano-Mozarabic Easter Vigil," Archiv für Liturgiewissenschaft 60 (2018): 122-153.
"Liturgical Preservation, Innovation, and Exchange at the Crossroads of the Visigothic and Merovingian Kingdoms," Worship 92 (2018): 415-435.