Fr Prakash Lohale continues his mission in Interfaith Dialogue in the Archdiocese of Toronto

fr Parkash Lohale, op

The Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto, Canada has appointed fr Prakash Lohale, OP as the Director of its Office of Ecumenical and Interfaith Affairs.

Fr Parkash Lohale is not a stranger to ecumenical and interreligious dialogue. He has dedicated his life to this mission both in his home country and Province of India and at the General Curia of the Order in Santa Sabina.

Fr Prakash served at the General Promoter for Justice and Peace in the Order (2005-2008) and the Socius of the Master of the Order for Apostolic Life (2008-2014) during which he was a member of the General Council of the Order. In those roles, he organized gatherings of Dominican women and men living in Muslim countries or working with Muslims elsewhere for interreligious dialogue. He participated in numerous conferences and regularly given lectures on interreligious dialogue, mission, justice and peace.

He has also worked with the National Council of Churches in India from 1999 to 2001.

Fr Prakash is currently assigned in the Province of Canada and he is the Prior of the Priory of St Thomas Aquinas, Toronto.

(16 January 2018)