The Rev. Dr. Paul Kolbet was ordained to the priesthood in 1996 and has since served several congregations in the Dioceses of Northern Indiana and Massachusetts. Prior to coming to All Saints, he was interim rector of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Newton Lower Falls. He studied for the priesthood at Yale Divinity School and then went on to earn a Ph.D. in theology at the University of Notre Dame. He has taught at the University of Notre Dame, Boston College, and Yale Divinity School. He is a frequent conference speaker, the author of Augustine and the Cure of Souls: Revising a Classical Ideal and co-editor of the Harp of Prophecy: Early Christian Interpretation of the Psalms. He has also published articles on such topics early Christian spiritual practices, psychology, and pastoral strategies. He and his wife, Amy, live in Wellesley. They have one adult daughter, Chloe.