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Doctoral Defences

Posted on 29. Apr, 2012 in Carousel

Fr Billy Swan, Director of Formation at the Pontifical Irish College and a priest of the diocese of Ferns will defend his doctoral thesis in the faculty of theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University on Tuesday 5 June 2012 at 16,00. Fr Swan’s thesis is entitled ‘The experience of God in the writings of Saint Patrick: reworking a faith received’ and was directed by Fr Mario Farrugia, SJ.   


 Fr Andre Luiz Rodrigues Da Silva of the diocese of Rio De Janeiro (Brazil) will defend his doctoral thesis at the Patristic Insitiute (Lateran University) on 15 June 2012. The thesis consists of a study of the community of Justin Martyr in Rome and was directed by Professor N. Cipriani.