St John's Seminary, Wonersh

Fr Tim Finigan
Visiting Tutor in Sacramental Theology

Academic qualifications

MA, Corpus Christi College, Oxford 1977-1980 Philosophy and Theology
STB, STL Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome 1980-1985 Patristics and the History of Theology
Diploma in Latin Letters, Pius XII School of Latin Letters, Rome 1982-1984

Previous appointments

Assistant Priest, Sacred Heart, Camberwell 1985-1991
Assistant Priest, Our Lady and St Philip Neri, Sydenham 1991-1994
Parochial Administrator, St John Fisher, Thamesmead South 1994-1997
Director of Studies, Southwark Permanent Diaconate Programme 1989-1999
Editor, Faith Magazine 1991-1999

Areas of interest / expertise / experience / research

Science and Religion
Bio-ethical and political issues related to the sanctity of life
The use of ICT within the Church

Areas of responsibility outside the Seminary include

Parish Priest of Our Lady of the Rosary, Blackfen since 1997
Dean of Bexley Deanery
Chair of Governors, Our Lady of the Rosary School, Blackfen
Chair of Governors St Luke's Sixth Form College, Sidcup
Founder and Chairman of the Association of Priests for the Gospel of Life
Trustee of the Faith Keyway Trust (responsible for the Faith Movement)
Trustee of the Guild of Our Lady of Ransom

Updated 23rd April 2006


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