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 22 - Sunday, September 25

    Thomistic Institute Ecumenical Conference

    Ad Limina Apostolorum: Vatican II and the Future of Catholic-Protestant Ecumenism

    Washington, D.C.

  • 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, Hamilton Hall Room 602, Columbia University

    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

  • 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

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Summer 2012 Book List

LT 501A/502A — Intensive Latin I and II

Required Text

  • Collins, John F. A Primer of Ecclesiastical Latin. Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 1985. Paperback. ISBN-10: 08132-06677; ISBN-13: 978-08132-06677.

Recommended Text

  • Goldman, Norma, and Ladislas Szymanski. English Grammar for Students of Latin, 3rd edition. Olivia & Hill Press, 2004. Paperback. ISBN-10: 0934034346. ISBN-13: 978-0934034340.

PH 521A — Logic/Epistemology

  • Conway, O.P., Pierre. Aristotelian Formal and Material Logic. Washington, D.C.: Dominica Bookstore, 1995.

PH 526A — Philosophical Anthropology

  • Wallace, William A. The Modeling of Nature: Philosophy of Science and Philosophy of Nature in Synthesis. Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 1997.
  • Feser, Edward. Aquinas: A Beginner’s Guide. One World Press, 2009.

PH 551A — Philosophy of Being (Metaphysics) [2-3]

  • Wippel, John. The Metaphysical Thought of Thomas Aquinas: From Finite Being to Uncreated Being. Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 2000.

PH 554A — Philosophical Ethics

  • McInerny, Ralph M. Ethica Thomistica: The Moral Philosophy of Thomas Aquinas. Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 1997.

ST 604A - Triune God

Required Texts

  • Aquinas, St. Thomas. Summa Theologiae, I, qq. 2-43.
  • DiNoia, Joseph A. “Knowing and Naming the Triune God: The Grammar of Trinitarian Confession.” in Speaking the Christian God, ed. Alvin F. Kimel, 162-187. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 1992.
  • Emery, Gilles. “The Immutability of the God of Love and the Problem of Language Concerning the ‘Suffering of God’.” In Divine Impassibility and the Mystery of Human Suffering, ed. James Keating and Thomas Joseph White, 27-76. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans.
  • Emery, Gilles. The Trinitarian Theology of St. Thomas Aquinas. Translated by Francesca Aran Murphy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007; 7-35, 51-127.
  • Emery, Gilles. “Essentialism or Personalism in the Treatise on God in St. Thomas Aquinas?” The Thomist 64 (2000): 521-563.
  • Kelly, J.N.D. Early Christian Doctrines. 5th ed. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1977; 223-279.
  • Rocca, Gregory. “Distinction Between Res Significata and Modus Significandi in Aquinas’ Theological Epistemology.” The Thomist 55 (1991): 173-197.

Recommended Texts

  • First Vatican Council, Dei Filius
  • Pius XII, Humani Generis, nos. 1-4.
  • Second Vatican Council, Gaudium et Spes, nos. 19-21.
  • Bauckham, Richard. Jesus and the God of Israel. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2008; 1-104.
  • Velde, Rudi A. te. Aquinas on God: The ‘Divine Science’ of the Summa Theologiae. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2006; 37-118.
  • White, Thomas Joseph. Wisdom in the Face of Modernity: A Study in Thomistic Natural Theology. Naples, Fl.: Sapientia Press, 2009; 276-289.
  • Shanley, Brian J. The Thomist Tradition. Handbook of Contemporary Philosophy of Religion, v. 2. Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002; ch. 8.
  • Scheeben, Matthias The Mysteries of Christianity. Translated by Cyril Vollert. St. Louis, Mo.: B. Herder Book Co., 1946; 25-36.
  • Shanley, “Divine Causation and Human Freedom in Aquinas,” American Philosophical Quarterly 72 (1998): 99-122.
  • Kelly, J.N.D. Early Christian Doctrines. 5th ed. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1977; 83-136.
  • Emery, Gilles. The Trinitarian Theology of St. Thomas Aquinas. Translated by Francesca Aran Murphy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007; 128-311.
  • Hill, William. The Three-Personed God: The Trinity as a Mystery of Salvation. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University Press, 1982; 3-79, 83-91, 111-124, 130-175, 185-186, 203-208, 225 232, 241-314.
  • St. Paul’s Letter to the Colossians; especially ch. 1-3.
  • The Gospel of John; ch. 1, 3, 8, 12, 14-16.
  • Athanasius of Alexandria. “Three Discourses of Athanasius against the Arians.” In Select Treatises of St. Athanasius in Controversy with the Arians. New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1911; Discourse 1: Against the Arians, ch. 3-5, 8.
  • Gregory of Nazianzus. Faith Gives Fullness to Reasoning: The Five Theological Orations of Gregory Nazianzen. Translated by Lionel Wickham and Frederick Williams. Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae, 13. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1991; Orations 1-5, 20.5-12; 32.5; 23.6-12; 34.8-15; 41.7-9.
  • Beeley, Christopher. Gregory of Nazianzus on the Trinity and the Knowledge of God. New York: Oxford, 2008; ch. 4 (187-233).
  • Gregory of Nyssa, Not Three Gods.
  • Pope Benedict, Wednesday Audience on Dionysius the Areopagite, May 14, 2008.
  • Pope John Paul II, Wednesday Audience on Dionysius the Areopagite, January 19, 2000.
  • Fourth Lateran Council, ch. 1 and 2.
  • Rahner, Karl. “Observations on the Doctrine of God in Catholic Dogmatics.” in Theological Investigations, IX, 127-144. New York: Herder and Herder, 1972.
  • Vatican Clarification on the Filioque.
  • 2003 Agreed Statement of the North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation.
  • Rahner, Karl. The Trinity. Translated by Joseph Donceel. New York: Herder and Herder, 1970.
  • Mansini, Guy. “Balthasar and the Theodramatic Enrichment of the Trinity,” The Thomist, 64 (2000), 499-519.
  • Hart, David B. “Christ and Nothing.” First Things 136 (2003): 47-56.
  • Levering, Matthew. Scripture and Metaphysics: Aquinas and the Renewal of Trinitarian Theology. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell, 2004; 120-132.

ST 611A — Creation and the Human Person

No Required Texts for this Course

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