• 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
  • Friday, October 21

    Grades Due on Incompletes from the Previous Semester

  • Wednesday, October 26

    Truth after Christianity?: Nietzsche and Aquinas on the Philosophy of God

    Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P., Thomistic Insitute at the PFIC

    5 PM, William Harkness Hall 207, Yale University

    Thomistic Institute at Yale

  • Thursday, October 27

    True Sacrifice: Understanding the Mass

    Dr. Bruce Marshall, Perkins School of Theology, SMU

    6 PM, Holden Chapel, Harvard University

    Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and the Harvard Catholic Graduate Student Chaplaincy

  • Thursday, October 27

    Masters, Parasites, or Gardeners? Thomistic Reflections on Environmental Ethics

    Dr. Therese Cory, Notre Dame University

    7 PM, Perkins 217, Duke University

    Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute

  • Monday, October 31

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

  • Monday, October 31 - Friday, November 4

    Registration for Spring 2017 Classes

  • Tuesday, November 1

    Understanding the Christian Idea of Redemption: Aquinas on the Ethics of the Atonement

    Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P., Thomistic Institute, PFIC

    7 PM, Petteruti Lounge, Stephen Robert ‘62 Campus Center, Brown Uversity

    Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and the Brown-RISD Catholic Community

  • Friday, November 4

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

  • Saturday, November 5

    St. John’s Gospel: Reason and Interpretation in Catholic Thought

    Khaled Anatolios (University of Notre Dame)

    Boyd Taylor Coolman (Boston College)

    Bruce D. Marshall (Lehman Professor of Christian Doctrine, Southern Methodist University)

    1 PM - 5 PM, The Catholic Center at NYU

    Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences & the International Society for Medieval Hermeneutics

  • Saturday, November 5

    The Development of Doctrine - What It Is and Why It Matters

    Dr. Reinhard Hütter, CUA Visiting Professor

    1 PM, St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, UVA

    Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and St. Thomas Aquinas Parish

  • 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

Dr. Gregory LaNave

Ordinary Professor of Systematic Theology

B.A., St. John’s College, Sante Fe, N.M.
M.A., St. John’s University, Collegeville, Minn.
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America


Dr. LaNave was born and raised in St. Cloud, Minnesota, but has lived in the Washington, D.C. area since 1991, when he came to Catholic University to begin a doctoral program in theology. After stints in publishing at the New Catholic Encyclopedia and The Catholic University of America Press, he joined the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception as a full-time faculty member in 2006, and was promoted to full professor in 2014. His special expertise is medieval theology and fundamental theology. He is the author of Through Holiness to Wisdom: The Nature of Theology according to St. Bonaventure (Rome: Istituto storico dei cappuccini, 2005), and scholarly articles on Bonaventure and/or Aquinas in Theological Studies, Franciscan Studies, and The Thomist, as well as essays on “Bonaventure on the Spiritual Senses,” in The Perception of God: The Spiritual Senses in the Christian Tradition (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2012) and “Bonaventure’s Theological Method,” in A Companion to Bonaventure (Brill, 2013). Since 1996 he has served the Pontifical Faculty as managing editor of The Thomist, the quarterly journal of philosophy and theology published by the Dominican Fathers, and is the series Editor for The Fathers of the Church: Mediaeval Continuation, published by CUA Press. He is working on a book on the relationship between theology and holiness.

Select Publications

“Bonaventure’s Theological Method” A Companion to Bonaventure. Brill, forthcoming.

“Bonaventure on the Spiritual Senses” in The Perception of God: The Spiritual Sense in the Catholic Tradition. Cambridge University Press, forthcoming.

“God, Creation, and the Possibility of Philosophical Wisdom: Perspectives from Bonaventure and Aquinas.” Theological Studies

“Knowing God Through and in All Things: A Proposal for Reading Bonaventure’s Intinerarium mentis in DeumFranciscan Studies

“Bonaventure’s Arguments for the Existence of God and an ‘Independent’ De Deo Uno” The Thomist

“Why Holiness Is Necessary for Theology” The Thomist

Through Holiness to Wisdom: The Nature of Theology According to St. Bonaventure. Rome: Istituto storico dei cappuccini, 2005.

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