Father Paul Scalia is the Delegate for Priests in the Diocese of Arlington, a position he now holds full-time as pastor at Saint John the Beloved Catholic Church in McLean, VA. He received a Master of Arts degree from the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas, the Angelicum, in Rome in 1996 and was ordained a Priest for the Diocese of Arlington the same year. Fr. Scalia has published articles in various periodicals including This Rock, First Things, Adoremus Bulletin, and Human Life Review, and is currently serving as Chaplain for the Arlington Diocese Courage Chapter. He has also served as Parochial Vicar at St. Bernadette's in Springfield, St. Patrick's in Fredricksburg, and St. Rita's in Alexandria. Fr. Scalia is a member of the Institute of Catholic Culture's Board of Advisers and has given numerous lectures on faith, morality, and modern challenges to Orthodoxy.
Father Scalia's lecture is part of an ongoing series sponsored by The Institute of Catholic Culture, an adult catechetical organization, faithful to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church, and dedicated to the Church’s call for a new evangelization. The Institute seeks to fulfill its mission by offering education programs structured upon the classical liberal arts and by offering opportunities in which authentic Catholic culture is experienced and lived.