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Fr Thomas Crean O.P.

Fr Thomas Crean OP was born on 21st August 1973, in Harpenden, England. He was educated at St Columbasís College, St Albans from 1984-1991, and at St Johnís College, Oxford. He received a BA Degree (First Class) in Philosophy & Theology in 1995. He was awarded the Lectorate in Sacred Theology at Blackfriars, Oxford, in 1999 and a Licence in Sacred Theology from the Institute of St Thomas Aquinas in Toulouse, 2002.

He entered the Dominican Order in September 1995, being solemnly professed in September 1999. He was ordained to the priesthood in July 2001.

Since completing further studies with the Dominicans in Toulouse, he has lived in Leicester, London and Cambridge and has worked in parochial ministry and as a university chaplain. He is currently based at the Priory of the Holy Cross Leicester, working as an assistant parish priest and as Catholic chaplain to the Leicester Royal Infirmary. He is also a part-time tutor for the Maryvale Institute in Birmingham,

His publications include A Catholic Replies to Professor Dawkins and The Mass and the Saints. His articles have appeared in The Mass of Ages, Living Tradition, Christian Order, Apropos, FAITH and the Catholic Herald.


Preaching by Fr Thomas
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Articles/Talks

The Two Cities

Religious Liberty

Go to Joseph

Review No Place for God

A Meditation on Modernism


A Saint in Heaven

Synod of Bishops in Rome, 5-26 October 2008
Rediscovering the Word of God

Of Law and Liberty

Praying With Non-Catholics ó Is it Possible?

Thomas Merton and Liturgical Renewal: Forty Years on

Ancients and Moderns on the Patience of Job

The Mass as an actual sacrifice in Catholic Tradition.

Reply to New Atheists

Rekindling the Embers

Meeting God in Friend and Stranger
~ A CRITIQUE ~

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Christ in the Blessed Sacrament Ė do we reverence Him enough?

Concerning Humanae Vitae

The Infallible Teaching of Humanae Vitae

Fatima and the Consecration of Russia

Books

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A Catholic Replies to Professor Dawkins (U.K. title)

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Extract Thomas Crean OP FAITH Magazine July-Aug 2007

Extracts on Amazon.co.uk


Review by Tim Cannon of A Catholic replies to Professor Dawkins.
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Review by Anne Gardiner in Christian Order

Review by Dr Joseph Shaw in Catholic Family News


Review by Simon Heans in the Anglican publication New Directions

Review by Thomas Howard in St. Austin's Review

Review in by James Kelly - The Catholic Times


Review in The Sower, October 2007
This work takes the arguments in The God Delusion point by point and offers a reply. It is good to read the work side by side with that of Dawkin's. Most telling is his philosophical challenge to Dawkins.


God is No Delusion (U.S.A. title)

Book Information (U.S.A. title) Ignatius Press
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Interview An interview with Fr. Thomas Crean, O.P., February 14, 2008
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Extracts on Amazon.com
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Review by Tim Williams


Review of God is no Delusion - Turris Fortis
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The Mass and the Saints

Book InformationThe Mass and the Saints - Ignatius Press, U.S.A.
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Book InformationThe Mass and the Saints - Family Publications, U.K
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Extracts on Amazon.co.uk


Review by James Kelly - The Catholic Times


Review by The New Liturgical Movement
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Review of The Mass and the Saints
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Letters to a Non-Believer

Book Information




Version: 5th September 2013

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