Lecturer, Spirituality Department
Director of Post-Graduate Programmes in Spirituality
Milltown Institute, Dublin 6
Early Irish Christian spirituality-the Vitae of early Irish Saints and other monastic writings of the early Irish Church. Early and Medieval Christian Spirituality in Ireland (including Hugh of St. Victor, Richard of St. Victor). Spirituality/Theology of Patristic writers, especially St. Augustine. Early monasticism in Ireland and Europe. Medieval Mendicant spirituality with special reference to the Augustinian order.
‘Facies Dei/Vultus Dei-the “Face of God” in the writings of St. Augustine’ Milltown Studies 57 (2006) 6-32
‘The Augustinians in Dublin’ The Dublin Historical Record, Autumn 2005, 166-175
‘Central Themes in Christian Spirituality’ Introduction to Christian Spirituality, Dublin, 2005, 8-25
‘Back to our Origins and Inspiration’ Religious Life Review 38 (1999) 154-163
Spiritual Themes from the writings of St. Augustune (12 lectures-undergraduate level).
Early Eastern and Western Christian Writers (12 lectures at post-graduate level).
I have taught modules in Irish/Celtic spirituality and I have also taught at the Priory Institute, Tallaght and at the Franciscan International Study Centre in Canterbury.