Staff

Staff

Kevin Alban OCarm

Kevin Alban OCarm

Academic Education:

  • PhD in Church History (London)
  • MTh in Systematic Theology (London)
  • MA in History (Oxon)
  • Lecturer in Mariology at Heythrop College, University of London, 2006 – present.
  • Lecturer in Mariology, Ecclesiology and Church History, Pontifical Beda College, Rome, 2004 – 2015.
  • Visiting Professor at St Mary’s University, Twickenham.
  • Visiting Lecturer in Church History at Blackfriars, Oxford.
  Recent Publications.
  • “The Ignea sagitta and the Second Council of Lyons” in The Carmelite Rule 1207-2007, ed. P. McMahon, Rome: Edizioni Carmelitane, 2008.
  • “Thomas Netter on Contemplation in the Doctrinale” in Memoriam fecit mirabilia Dei: Scritti in onore di Emanuele Boaga O. Carm, ed. G. Grosso and W. Santin, Rome: Edizioni armelitane, 2009.
  • “The Treatment of Mary in the Doctrinale of Thomas Nette ras a Resource for Contemporary Theology” in Thomas Netter of Walden: Carmelite, Diplomate and Theologian (c. 1372-1430), in Carmel in Britain. Studies on the Early History of the Carmelite Order, volume 4, ed. J. Bergström-Allen & R. Copsey. Faversham: St Albert’s Press, 2009.
  • The Teaching and Impact of the Doctrinale of Thomas Netter of Walden. Turnhout: Brepols, 2010.
 

CIBI Modules:

  • MTh02: Carmelite Historiography.
 

Máire Byrne

Máire Byrne

Academic Education:

  • St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Co Kildare Doctoral Degree in Theology (PhD)  2003-2007
  • Master’s Degree in Theology (MTh) 2001-2003
  • Baccalaureate in Theology & Arts (BATh)   1998-2001
  • National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Co Kildare Professional Diploma in Education (PDE)   2011-2012
Recent Publications: 
  • “God (Titles and Epithets) Christianity” The Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception, De Gruyter, 2014.
  • “Biblical Literacy: The Irish Situation,” Ways of Knowing, T&T Clark, September 2014.
  • “Christian Blogging,” Treasures of Irish Christianity 2, Veritas, 2013.
  • “Comparative Theology and the Flood Narrative,” Opening Heaven’s Floodgates, Gorgias Press, 2013.
  • The Names of God in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam: A Basis for Interfaith Dialogue, Continuum, 2011.
  • “The Divine Designations in Biblical Texts: Towards a Hermeneutical Model,” Text, Theology, and Trowel: Recent research into the Hebrew Bible, Scranton, PA: Scranton Univ Press, 2010.
  • “The Influence of Egyptian Throne Names on Isaiah 9:5: A Reassessment in Light of the Divine Designations in the Book of Isaiah,” A Land Like Your Own, Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2010.
  • “Rethinking Irish Catholic Identity,” Studying Faith, Practicing Peace, Irish Peace Centres, 2010.
 

CIBI Modules:

  • Induction module.
  • Long Essay Preparation Modules.
  • Dissertation Preparation Module.
     

 

Joseph Egan SMA

Joseph Egan  SMA  Academic Education:
  • BSc (National University of Ireland) 1976;
  • BD (St Patrick’s College, Maynooth) 1979;
  • STD (Doctorate in Theology, Gregorian University, Rome) 1989.
  Recent Publications:
  • Brave Heart of Jesus: Mel Gibson’s Postmodern Way of the Cross. Dublin: Columba Press, 2004
  • The Godless Delusion: Dawkins and the Limits of Human Sight. Oxford and Bern: Peter Lang, 2009.
  • From Misery to Hope: Encountering God in the Abyss of Suffering. Oxford and Bern: Peter Lang, 2010.
  CIBI Modules:
  • T03: Faith and Revelation.
  • T16: The Mystery of the Triune God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
   

Sheila Grimwood

Sheila Grimwood

Academic Education.

  • 2016 Heythrop College, University of London, M.Phil.
  • 2008 University of London, Heythrop College, M.A. with merit in Christian Spirituality
  • 1972 University of Oxford, Lady Spencer-Churchill College of Education, PGCE
  • 971 University of London, King’s College, B.A. in History 1972

CIBI Modules.

  • S10: St Thérèse of the Child Jesus as revealed in her letters (with Josephine O’Connell OCD)
  • S11: St Teresa of Avila, Doctor of Prayer (with Josephine O’Connell OCD)
  • DC34: Some Themes from the writings of St Teresa of Avila.
  • DC38: Women in Carmel, Teresa Thérèse, Edith and Elizabeth (with Myra O’Regan, Thérèse Mathieson OCD, Thérèse-Marie OCD and Jennifer Moorcroft TOC).
 

Therese-Marie of the Holy Face OCD

Therese-Marie of the Holy Face OCD Academic Education:
  • 2013: Diploma in Carmelite Studies, Carmelite Institute of Britain and Ireland, accredited by the Milltown Institute of Philosophy and Theology.
  • 1974: Cambridge Certificate in Religious Knowledge (University of Cambridge)(6 papers:  The Religion of Israel to 587 BC; Jewish Religion and Literature from 587 BC to   the Death of Herod the Great;  The Four Gospels; The Apostolic Church; Doctrines of the Christian Faith and their Biblical Foundation; Modern Church History.)
  • 1971-74: Lincoln Theological College. Attended lectures on Old Testament; New Testament; Doctrine; Liturgy and Worship; Pastoral Studies; Church History; Documents of Vatican II; Occasional Lectures on a wide range of subjects.
Recent Publications:
  • St. Thérèse of Lisieux (Hampton Carmel Booklet) 32 Pages, 2009.
  • St. Teresa of the Andes (Hampton Carmel Booklet) 32 Pages,2010.
  • St John of the Cross CIBI Initial level module, DC 36, 2014.
CIBI Modules:
  • S08: Sts Louis and Zélie Martin.
  • DC36: St John of the Cross.

Patrick Mullins OCarm

Patrick Mullins OCarm

Academic Education:
  • 1977;  Bachelor of Engineering; Civil Engineering; University College Galway;
  • 1983;  Bacc. Phil.; Philosophy;  The Milltown Institute of Theology and Philosophy, Dublin.
  • 1990: Doctorate; Systematic Theology:  The Gregorian University, Rome.
  • 2009: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD); Spirituality: The National University of Ireland.
  Recent Publications:
  • My Soul Shall Be Healed. The New Translation of the Missal. Dublin: Veritas, 2012.
  • St Albert of Jerusalem and the Roots of Carmelite Spirituality. Institutum Carmelitanum textus et studia historica carmelitana, 34. Rome: Edizioni Carmelitane, 2012.
  • “The Sources in the Earlier Latin Tradition of the References to Salvation in the Carmelite Rule” in The Mystery of Christ in the Fathers of the Church: Essays in Honour of D. Vincent Twomey SVD, edited by Janet E. Rutherford and David Woods (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2012) pp. 179-191.
  • “Nourishment for the Human Spirit,” Milltown Studies 69 (2012) 1-35.
 

CIBI Modules:

  • MTh05: Reading St Edith Stein.
  • T02: The Sacramental Basis of Christain Living.
  • T04: The People of God.
  • T09: Chtisthology.
  • T10: Understanding the Charisms of Consecrated Life.
  • H07: The History of Female Contemplative Life and Recent Developments.
  • S05: Titus Brandsma.
  • S09: St Albert of Jerusalem.
  • DC25: Titus Brandsma.
  • DC35: Female Contemplative Life and Recent Developments.
  • DC40: St Albert of Jerusalem.
  • DC42: Who Founded the Carmelites?
 

Míceál O’Neill OCarm

Míceál O’Neill OCarm

 Academic Education:

  • 1990: STD (Spirituality), Gregorian University, Rome.
  • 1989: PhD in Spiritual Theology, Gregorian University, Rome. (thesis title, God hears the Cry of the Poor. was published as a university publication).
  • 1979: HDip in Education,  Dublin University.
  Publication:  
  • A talk for Third Order Carmelites in Ushaw  was Publiced in Assumpta Magazine.
  • Articles on various subjects, including The Spirituality of Justice and Peace,  The Contemplative Experience of the liturgy in  St. Mary Magdelen de’Pazzi has been published in the Carmelite Magazines.
  • Editor of:  A Bishop Could Not Do Otherwise: The Life & Witness of Bishop Donal Lamont (1911-2003). Dublin: Columba Press, 2013.

CIBI Modules:

  • S03: Mary Magdalene de’Pazzi.
  • DC03: Elijah in the Carmelite Tradition.
  • DC39: Carmelite Commitment to Justice and Peace.
  • DC41: Liturgy in the Carmelite Tradition.
 

Heather Ward OCDS

Heather Ward OCDS Academic Education:
  • M.Ed. in Religious Education & Catechesis, with Distinction, at the Maryvale Institute, Birmingham, 1998
  • Ph.D. (Victorian Literature and theology) at the University of Nottingham, 1982
  • B.A. (Hons) First Class (English Studies) at the University of Nottingham, including the Cooper Prize (Exhibition) for the best results in Part One examinations.
  Recent Publications:
  •  “Happy are those who are called to his Supper”, introducing boys to the nuptial dimension of Holy Communion, The Sower, December, 2000.
  • “Metaphor in Theology: A Response to Prof Leukel-Schmidt” – in The Scandalous Prophet – The Way of Mission after Newbigin, ed. Foust, Hunsberger, Kirk & Ustorf, Eerdmans, 2001. (Papers from the Newbigin Colloquium, Birmingham, 1999)
  • “Earth’s Crammed with Heaven: The Sacramental Imagination of George MacDonald”, Chesterton Review, April 2001.
  • Christian Tradition in English Literature: Poetry, Plays & Short Prose, ed Paul Cavill, Heather Ward et al, Zondervan, 2007.
   

CIBI Modules:

  • S02: St John of the Cross, Carmelite, mystic and poet.
  • S06: St Elizabeth of the Trinity (with Marian Murphy).
  • S13: The Impact of God – Soundings from St John of the Cross.
  • DC07: The Carmelite School of Spirituality. Teresian Perpective. (with Philip Nelson)
  • DC11: Madam Acarie (Bl Mary of the Incarnation).
  • Dc12: Formation in Carmel. (with Mary St John OCD, Liam Finnerty OCD, Joseph Mothersill OCarm)
  • DC20: Jacques de Jésus – Au Revoir Les Elfants.
  • DC31: Carmel in Britain and Ireland, the beginnings.
  • DC32: The Third / Secular Orders from 1900 (with Johan Bergström-Allen and Monica O’Neill)