Monsignor Bruce Harbert
Msgr. Bruce Harbert is the former Executive Director of the International Committee on English in the Liturgy (ICEL), which has prepared English translations of Latin liturgical books and texts submitted to the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments. He received his S.T.L. from the Pontifical Augustinianum Institute in 1982 and S.T.B. from the Pontifical Gregorian University in 1978. He has a B.A in Philosophy from the Pontifical Gregorian University in 1975, and his M.Phil. in Medieval English from Merton College, Oxford University, in 1968 with specialization in Medieval Latin. He has a B.A. in English from Peterhouse, Cambridge University in 1966, with specialization in Medieval English and Medieval Latin. Msgr. Harbert has been Priest in Charge, Parish of Saint Anne, Streetly, West Midlands from 1996-2002; Catholic Chaplain, the University of Sussex from 1983-1989; and Associate Pastor, Parish of Caterham, Surrey, 1981-1983. Msgr.’s teaching experience includes terms as Paluch Lecturer, University of Saint Mary of the Lake/Mundelein Seminary, 2002; lecturer in Dogmatic Theology, Saint Mary's College, Oscott, 1989-1998; and lecturer in English Language and Medieval Literature, Mansfield, Merton, and Worcester Colleges, Oxford, 1968-1974.