Nikodemus C. Schnabel, OSB

Nikodemus C. Schnabel, OSB
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  • 11/12/1978: Born in Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1998- 2000: Studies of Philosophy and Theology with Bachelor degree from the Faculty of Theology in Fulda, Germany
  • 2000- 2001: Studies at the Jerusalem School of Theology ("Theologisches Studienjahr Jerusalem")
  • 2001- 2003: Masters degree from the Theological Faculty of the University of Munich, Germany
  • 2007- 2013: Ph.D. in Liturgical Studies and Eastern Church Studies from the Theological Faculty of the University of Vienna in Austria
  • 17/04/2003: Entered the Benedictine Abbey of the Dormition on Mount Zion in Jerusalem
  • 08/12/2004: Professed First Vows
  • 01/06/2009: Professed Solemn Vows
  • 29/09/2009: Ordained Deacon
  • 15/09/2013: Ordained Priest
  • 09/2013: Parish Priest for the German-Speaking Catholic Community in the Holy Land
  • 2011- present: Director of the Jerusalem Institute of the Görres-Society (Jerusalemer Institut der Görres-Gesellschaft)
  • 2016- 2018: Prior Administrator of Dormition Abbey and Priory of Tabgha
  • 2018- 2019: Advisor for "Religion and Foreign Policy" in the German Federal Foreign Office in Berlin
  • 2020- present: Delegate of the Pontificio Ateneo Sant'Anselmo in Rome and prefect for the Jerusalem School of Theology ("Theologisches Studienjahr Jerusalem") at Dormition Abbey
  • 01/09/2021: Patriarchal Vicar for the Migrants and Asylum Seekers