Fr. Sebastian Carnazzo, Ph.D., is pastor of St. Elias Melkite Catholic Church in San Jose, CA. He received a B.S. in Animal Science from California Polytechnic State University, an M.A. in Theology at the Notre Dame Graduate School of Christendom College (NDGS), and a Ph.D. in Biblical Studies at the Catholic University of America. In the Fall of 2015, he became a full-time lecturer in Sacred Scripture and Biblical Languages at St. Patrick’s Seminary in Menlo Park, CA. Among other teaching engagements and volunteer activities, he is also an adjunct lecturer in Sacred Scripture for NDGS and the academic director for the diaconate program in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tulsa, OK. Fr. Carnazzo lives with his wife and six children in Prunedale, CA.