Private

Thank you Heythrop!1 min read

Thank you Heythrop!1 min read

Today I learnt that I had passed my Philosophy studies. These are the first part of the academic training required for me to be ordained. Happy Days. The thesis was entitled “Is Pleasure a genuine element of the Human Good? A New Natural Law Perspective comparing the authors John Finnis and Timothy Chappell.” (quick answer: I think so). As with many studies – it often feels like one is just scraping the surface and I would love to spend more time reading about it. I did enjoy the thesis component. I must thank my supervisor, Dr Patrick Riordan SJ, tutors, Drs Louis Caruana SJ, Peter Gallagher SJ and Elizabeth Burns, my Jesuit community in Stamford Hill – especially Dr Tony Carroll SJ – but all of whom offered help and encouragement that kept me sane – and the staff at Heythrop College, University of London.

Fr Matthew Charlesworth, S.J. is a South African Jesuit who blogs at https://matthewcharlesworth.name/. Disclaimer: The proprietor and contributors to https://matthewcharlesworth.name/ do not speak for the Society of Jesus or for the Catholic Church.

4 Comments
  • Mum
    Posted at 03:21h, 17 October

    Well done Matthew.

    Love Mum and Hannah

  • Eileen Shepherd (RU Library)
    Posted at 07:17h, 29 October

    Well done – congrats!

  • Matthew
    Posted at 08:53h, 29 October

    Thanks Eileen.

  • Bradley
    Posted at 04:15h, 21 December

    Hey Mat, that is awesome! Well done.

    We enjoy reading about your time in Zambia through your blog.

    Love, Bradley and Kiran

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Private
Font resize
Contrast
Your browser is out-of-date!

Update your browser to view this website correctly.Update my browser now

×

Would you like to subscribe?

Thank you for reading my blog. If you'd like to hear more from me, please enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Subscribe!