Horarium
  • Schedule is subject to change. Please check the priory website, dhspriory.org, for the latest information.
  • Monday - Friday

    7:00am Mass & Morning Prayer
    12:00pm Rosary & Midday Prayer
    5:30pm Office of Readings & Evening Prayer
    9:00pm Compline (Monday - Thursday)
  • Saturday

    8:00am Mass with Morning Prayer
    12:00pm Office of Readings & Midday Prayer
    5:20pm Rosary
    5:40pm Evening Prayer
  • Sunday

    8:30am Office of Readings & Morning Prayer
    11:15am Mass
    5:20pm Rosary
    5:40pm Evening Prayer
    9:00pm Compline
Calendar
  • Thursday, September 29

    Beyond Fact and Method: St. Thomas Aquinas on Science, Truth, and Wisdom

    Fr. James Brent, O.P.

    7:00 PM, PCTB 113, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

    Hosted by the Thomistic Institute at Johns Hopkins

  • Thursday, September 29

    The Gods of the City and the City of God: Augustine on Politics

    Dr. Russell Hittinger

    7:00 PM, Corpus Christi Church, New York City

    Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and Columbia Catholic Ministry

  • Monday, October 3

    A Theory of Justice: Catholic Social Teaching from Leo XIII to the Present

    Dr/ Russell Hittinger, University of Tulsa

    6:15 PM, Room 129, Yale University Law School

    Sponsored by the Yale Law School Chapter of the Thomistic Institute

  • Monday, October 3

    Spiritual and Religious: Why We Owe God an Hour a Week

    Fr. Romanus Cessario, O.P., St. John’s Seminary

    7:30 PM, Catholic Center at NYU

    Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and Catholic Center at NYU

  • Friday, October 7

    Last Day to Submit Work for Incompletes from the Previous Semester

  • Monday, October 10

    Columbus Day

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Thursday, October 13

    How Could a Good God Allow Evil?

    Prof. Denys Turner, Yale Divinity School

    7 PM, Emerson 305, Harvard University

    Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and Harvard-Radcliffe Student Association

  • Friday, October 14

    Grades Due on Incompletes from the Previous Semester

  • Saturday, October 15

    Aquinas on Transubstantiation & the Sacrifice of the Mass

    Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P.

    See Thomistic Institute website for schedule

    Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and the Catholic Center at NYU

  • Tuesday, October 18

    Are There Failed Persons?

    Dr. John O’Callaghan, Notre Dame University

    11:30 AM, Withers Brown 101, UVA Law School

    Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and the St. Thomas More Society at UVA Law School

  • Wednesday, October 19

    Cultivating a Truthful Soul: The Pursuit of Virtue as the Pursuit of Truth

    Dr. Angela Knobel, CUA

    6 PM, Catholic Information Center, D.C.

    Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and the Catholic Information Center

  • Monday, October 31

    7:30 PM - Vigil of All Saints, DHS Chapel

  • Monday, October 31 - Friday, November 4

    Registration for Spring 2017 Classes

  • Friday, November 4

    Last Day to Withdraw from Classes with a “WD” Grade

  • Wednesday, November 16

    Human at Heart: St. Thomas Aquinas on the Spiritual Life

    Rev. James Brent, O.P.

    6 PM, Catholic Information Center, D.C.

    Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and the Catholic Information Center

  • Tuesday, November 22

    Administrative Thursday (Thursday classes held; no Tuesday classes)

  • Wednesday, November 23

    Thanksgiving Recess begins at Noon

  • Thursday, November 24 - Friday, November 25

    Thanksgiving Recess

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Monday, December 5 - Friday, December 9

    Course Evaluation Week

  • Thursday, December 8

    Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Friday, December 9

    Classes End

  • Monday, December 12

    Reading Day

    No Classes; Offices and Library Open

  • Tuesday, December 13 - Friday, December 16

    Final Examination Period

  • Friday, December 16

    Semester Ends

  • Monday, December 19 - Tuesday, December 20

    Special Exams Period

  • Thursday, December 22

    Library and Offices Close at Noon for Christmas Break

  • Tuesday, January 3, 2017

    Library and Offices Reopen

  • Monday, January 9

    Classes Begin

Rev. Timothy Bellamah, O. P.

Instructor in Systematic Theology


B.S., Wake Forest University
M.Div./S.T.B., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
Ph.D., École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris


Biography

Fr. Bellamah was born and raised in Washington, D.C. He entered the Order of Preachers in 1991 and was ordained a priest in 1998. He studied at Wake Forest University (B.S., 1982), the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception (M.Div. and S.T.B., 1997; S.T.L, 1999) and the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris, (Ph.D., Section des sciences Religieuses, 2008).

He has previously taught at Providence College in the Department of Theology and the Department of the Development of Western Civilization. He is editor of the speculative review The Thomist and is a collaborator of the Leonine Commission, a team of Dominican scholars responsible for the production of critical Latin editions of the writings of St. Thomas Aquinas. He is also currently preparing a critical Latin edition of the Commentary on John’s Gospel by one of St. Thomas’ Dominican contemporaries, William of Alton.

Selected Publications

“The Dominicans,” in The Oxford Guide to the Historical Reception of Augustine (OGHRA), Oxford University Press (forthcoming, 2012).

“Qui primo per verba intenditur: Notes on Thomas’ Understanding of Authorial Intention and the Literal Sense,” Dominicans and the Challenge of Thomism, Instytut Tomistyczny, Warsaw, (forthcoming).

The Biblical Commentary of William of Alton, Oxford University Press, New York (in production, 2011).

“The Lament of a Preacher, Stephen Langton’s Commentary Super Threnos,” in Étienne Langton: bibliste, prédicateur, théologien, L.-J. Bataillon, N. Bériou, G. Dahan, R. Quinto, eds., Brepols, Turnhout (BHCMA 9), 2010, 327-352.

“William of Alton’s Commentary on the Book of Lamentations,” Archives d’histoire doctrinale et littéraire du Moyen Âge 73 (2006), 203–281 (study and critical Latin edition, xxix + 49pp).

Curriculum Vitae

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