Fr. Matthew Charlesworth, S.J. | Thank you Heythrop

Thank you Heythrop!

Thank you Heythrop!

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 Disclaimer: The proprietor and contributors to do not speak for the Society of Jesus or for the Catholic Church.

  • 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

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