rev. deacon dr sherman kuek ofs
Convenor & Speaker (English / BM)
The Rev. Deacon Dr Sherman Kuek OFS is a permanent deacon of the Catholic Church, a Secular Franciscan, theologian, teacher, and preacher. As a deacon, he is incardinated in the Diocese of Melaka Johor, Malaysia. As a theologian, Deacon Sherman is the Founding / Leading Research Fellow in Catholic and Ecumenical Thought of the Christian Institute for Theological Engagement (CHRISTE), an academic research institute chartered under the prerogative of the United Nations Treaty Series 49006/49007 and affiliated with the School of Theology and Interfaith Studies of Polê Universitaire Euclide. As a teacher of the Catholic faith, he is also the Convenor of the Splendour Project, a Catholic apostolate for formation, evangelisation, and discipleship. Deacon Sherman spends much of his time communicating the Christian faith through prolific speaking, writing and media production. His work involves teaching at academic institutions and also in non-academic contexts. His Doctor of Theology degree was conferred by Trinity Theological College in Singapore, and he is currently also working on a second doctoral degree in Interfaith Dialogue with Polê Universitaire Euclide. More information about him can be found on www.shermankuek.com.