Rev. Glen Attard O.Carm. obtained an Associateship Diploma from the London College of Music (A.L.C.M.), Thames University, in 2003, and, two years later, in 2005, he then obtained a Licentiate Diploma (L.L.C.M.) from the same College specialising in piano performance and interpretation. In 2010 he graduated with a Bachelorate in Sacred Theology (S.Th.B.) from the University of Malta. In 2012 he then graduated with a Licentiate in Sacred Theology (S.Th.L.), specialising in Spiritual Theology, from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. Also in 2012, he started reading for a Doctorate in Sacred Theology (S.Th.D.) also at the Pontifical Gregorian University, specialising in Russian Spirituality and Mystagogy. As part of his studies in Christian Spirituality, Rev. Attard has learned several languages, including French, Italian, Spanish, and Russian. In 2014, he read for an intensive course at the Derzhavin Institute, St Petersburg, Russia, where he furthered his studies in the Russian language, gave a Public Lecture entitled "A Foreigner's Perspective of Russia and the Russian People" in Russian, and also participated in a Round Table Expertsâ€™ Meeting on the philosophy of the Russian polymath Pavel Florenskij (1882-1937) at the Russian Christian Humanitarian Academy of St Petersburg.
He is a member of the Department of Moral Theology as an Assistant Lecturer in Spiritual Theology, focusing especially on the Spirituality of the Christian East. He has delivered talks about Pavel Florenskij both locally as well as abroad. Currently (between 2015 and 2018), he is serving the Maltese Carmelite Province as Provincial Secretary. He is also a member of the Board of Directors and the Board of Academics of the Carmelite Institute Malta, which is affiliated to the Faculty of Theology.
Attard, G. 2018, "Kuluri Ritmati u Paradossali. Il-muzikalita' fil-poezija ta' Charlo' Camilleri", Il-Malti, vol. 90, pp. 14-25.
Attard, G. 2015, "Bogoslovie Obshcheniia vÂ Christifideles LaiciÂ (1988) i u Pavla FlorenskogoÂ (1882-1937)", Folio Petropolitana, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 159-169.
Attard, G. 2013, "The Holy Spirit as Protagonist in the Spiritual Life. An Appraisal of the Pneumatology of Pavel Aleksandrovich Florenskij in 'The Comforter'", Teresa, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 135-146.
Attard, G. 2013, "The Wounded Nietzschean-Theresian Spirit. An exploration of the similarities and not between Nietzschean and Theresian Anthropologies", Melita Theologica, vol. 63, no. 1, pp. 35-57.
MRT4206 - Responding and Witnessing to God's Love: Liturgical Spirituality and the Consecrated Life