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Faculty Calendar 2011-2012

October 2011
January 2012
April 2012
July 2012
November 2011
February 2012
May 2012
August 2012
December 2011
March 2012
June 2012
September 2012
 

 October 2011

Monday 3
Beginning of First Semester





Opening Ceremony Academic Year 2011-2012
0900hrs - Sir Temi Zammit Hall
1040hrs - Inauguration Mass
1130hrs - Opening of Freshers' Week





GhST Freshers' Week annual Mass and BBQ on campus
1830hrs - University Chapel







Tuesday 4
On-line Enrolment for 2011-2012 till 30 October
Beginning of lectures for all students except first year students





Meeting of Registrar with First Year Day Students reading:
Bachelor in Sacred Theology
BA (Honours) in Theology
BA in Theology and Human Studies
0900hrs - Sir Temi Zammit Hall





 

Meeting with Dean for First Year Students
1015hrs - Gateway Building Hall A







Wednesday 5
Meeting of Registrar with First Year Evening Students
1800hrs - Gateway Hall E







Thursday 6
Beginning of lectures for first year students





Registration for Study-Units by students admitted in October 2011 till 13 October





MA Spirituality Introductory Lecture by Rev. Dr George Aschenbrenner SJ on The Hidden Self Grown Strong: Christian Anthropology
1730hrs - Gateway Building, Hall A







Thursday 13
End of registration for Study-Units by students admitted in October 2011







Monday 17
Add/Drop Period – adding or ca ncelling study-units previously registered for







Tuesday 18
Add/Drop Period – adding or cancelling study-units previously registered for







Thursday 27
Senate Meeting







Sunday 30
End of on-line Enrolment for 2011-2012

 

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November 2011

Tuesday 8
GhST Football Tournament




Thursday 10
66th GhST Foundation Day
1845hrs - Archbishop's Seminary, Tal-Virtu, Rabat
The event will commence by celebrating a mass. this will be followed by a conference and a reception.
This year we will be discussing the meaning and role of the elderly in the family (Is-Sinifikat ta' l-Anzjan fil-Familja).

Experts in the discussion:
Hon. Mario Galea.
Hon. Michael Gonzi.
Hon. Carmelo Abela.
Dr Peter Ferry - Consultant.

The discussion will be chaired by Rev. Prof. Emmanuel Agius, Dean of the Faculty of Theology.

Please note that it is very important to book your participation via email kmp17789@yahoo.co.uk by the 8 th November for food catering purposes.




Tuesday 15
Council Meeting




Wednesday 16
Graduation Thanksgiving Mass for students graduating in Theology
1830hrs - St. John's Co-Cathedral, Valletta



Conference on the Environment: A New Life, A Future of Hope
Date and Venue will be announced shortly




Tuesday 22
On the occasion of the 15th Annual Augustinian Lecture, Prof Alberto Bochatey OSA will deliver a lecture on The Gospel of Family and Life: Ideological and Cultural Changes.
1900hrs - GW Hall E, University of Malta.
Prof. Emmanuel Agius, Dean of the Faculty of Theology at the University of Malta will preside the discussion.




Wednesday 23
On the occasion of the 15th Annual Augustinian Lecture, Prof Alberto Bochatey OSA will deliver a lecture on Difficulties in Family Life: Journey towards Identity and Understanding.
1100hrs - Venue to be announced later.
Prof. George Grima will chair the ensuing discussion.




Thursday 24
On the occasion of the 15th Annual Augustinian Lecture, Prof Alberto Bochatey OSA will deliver a lecture on Marriage and Family in the Magisterium of the Church: Love and Original Vocation of the Human Person.
1800hrs - Augustinian Institute Main Lecture Hall.
Magistrate Dr Silvio Meli BA LLD will chair the ensuing discussion.




Friday 25
University Foundation Day Concert
Mediterranean Conference Centre




Monday 28
Graduation Ceremony for students graduating in:
Master of Arts in Theology
Master of Arts in Spirituality
Master of Arts in Spiritual Companionship
Master of Arts in Bioethics
Licentiate in Sacred Theology
1630hrs - Jesuits' Church/Aula Magna University Valletta Campus

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December 2011

Thursday 1
Faculty Board Meeting



GhST Christmas Campaign




Friday 2
GhST Christmas Campaign




Monday 5
Graduation Ceremony for students graduating in:
Diploma in Religious Studies
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Theology
Bachelor of Arts Theology and Human Studies
Bachelor of Sacred Theology
Postgraduate Diploma in Pastoral Psychology
Postgraduate Diploma in Spiritual Companionship
Postgraduate Certificate in Theology
Postgraduate Diploma in Spirituality
1630hrs - Jesuits' Church/Aula Magna University Valletta Campus



Thursday 15
GhST Christmas Dinner




Sunday 18
GhST RTK Christmas Party




Tuesday 20
Meeting of the 2011 Graduates and the Faculty's Academic Staff with Archbishop Paul Cremona OP
1900hrs - Archbishop's Residence Attard


Wednesday 21
Christmas Recess till 4 January 2012

 

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January 2012

Wednesday 4
End of Christmas Recess




Thursday 19

Senate Meeting




Friday 20
End of First Semester




Saturday 21
Examinations Session till 8 February
 

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February 2012

Wednesday 8 End of Examinations Session




Thursday 9
Beginning of Semester 2



Senate Meeting




Tuesday 21
Add/Drop Period – adding or cancelling study-units previously registered for




Wednesday 22
Add/Drop Period – adding or cancelling study-units previously registered for




Thursday 23
Add/Drop Period – adding or cancelling study-units previously registered for

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March 2012

Thursday 8
Faculty Board Meeting




Thursday 22
Senate Meeting

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April 2012

Monday 2
Easter Recess till 15 April




Sunday 15
End of Easter Recess




Thursday 26
Faculty Board Meeting



Council Meeting

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May 2012



Wednesday 2

Academic Evening in honour of St Thomas Aquinas Patron Saint of the Faculty of Theology
Rev. Prof. Johannes Beutler SJ will deliver a lecture on Jesus on the way to Galilee. The movement of the Word in John 1-4.
Venue and time: Grand Ballroom, Hotel Phoenicia at 1900hrs





Thursday 3

Lecture by Rev. Prof. Johannes Beutler SJ: Judea, Judeans and the Jews in John 1-4.
Venue: LT2
Time: 1000hrs





Friday 5
Lecture by Rev. Prof. Johannes Beutler SJ: Jesus' mission in Samaria (Joh 4,1-42).
Venue: Gateway Building Hall D2
Time: 1100hrs




Tuesday 8
International Woman's day


Thursday 17
Senate Meeting




Wednesday 30
End of Semester 2




Thursday 31
Beginning of Examinations Session till 30 June



Faculty Board Meeting



Council Meeting

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June 2012

Monday 18
Summer Semester (for postgraduate courses spread over 3 Semesters) till 20 October




Thursday 21
Senate Meeting




Saturday 30
End of Examinations Session

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July 2012

Tuesday 10
Visit by the External Examiner - Prof. Salvino Leone




Wednesday 11
Visit by the External Examiner - Prof. Salvino Leone




Thursday 12
Visit by the External Examiner - Prof Salvino Leone



Council Meeting

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August 2012

Saturday 4
Summer Recess (within the Summer Semester) till 19 August




Sunday 19
End of Summer Recess (within the Summer Semester)

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September 2012

Monday 3
Beginning of Supplementary Examinations Session till 14 September



Faculty Board Meeting




Friday 14
End of Supplementary Examinations Session




Thursday 20
Senate Meeting




Thursday 27
Council Meeting
 

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Visiting External Examiner

Prof. Salvino Leone

Prof Salvino Leone 

CURRICULUM VITAE

Born in Spadafora (ME) 3rd  October  1954
        
EDUCATION
1978      Degree in Medicine and Surgery summa cum laude.
1983    Specialization in Obstetrics and Gynaecology summa cum laude and winner of  Prize ”L. Candela".
1987    Pass certificate in Pathology  with final mark of optimum.
2001    Doctorate in Theology summa cum laude at the Sicilian Faculty of Theology.
   
WORK
1979 - 1988    In charge of "Guardia medica"  at USL 61 of Palerm
1988 - 1992     Assistant at Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department of “Buccheri La Ferla – Fatebenefratelli” Hospital of Palermo.
1992 - 2008    Chief of Medical Humanities Department of Roman Province of Hospitaller Order of St. John of God.     
2008 - 2011    Doctor at outpatient surgery of  Hospitaller Order Hospital in Palermo

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1987 - 1994     Professor of Nursing Ethics at the Nursing School of Civic Hospital of Palermo.
1987 - 2002       Professor of Social Medicine at the LUMSA University of Rome-Palermo
1996        Professor of Bioethics at the Faculty of Medicine of  Palermo
1998 - 2002      Professor of Bioethics at the specialization School of Neurology (University of Palermo).
2000 - 2011    Director of the Master in Bioethics of Sicilian Institute of Bioethics.
2000 - 2011    Professor of  Moral Theology at the Sicilian Faculty of  Theology .

BIOETHICAL TASKS
President of  Bioethics Committee of Sicily (1995-1997).
President of Bioethics Committee of ISMETT (Mediterranean Institute for human transplantations).
President of Bioethics Committee of  "Oasi Maria SS." Onlus of Troin<a
Vice-president of Bioethics Committee of Hospitals of St. John of God’s Brothers.
President of Bioethical Studies Institute “S. Privitera”, Palermo.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
1992         Co-founder and Co-director of Sicilian Institute of Bioethics and of its journal “Bioetica e cultura”.
1994         Participation to the writing up of the Charter of Health Care Workers edited by the Pontifical Council for Health Pastoral Care.
1995-1996       Participation to the Task Force of Pontifical Academy for Life to the writing up of the book Identity and Statute of human embryo.
1997-2000    Direction of the International Committee in the writing up of the Identity Charter of Hospitaller Order of St John of God.
2001-2011    Appointment, by the Pope John Paul II, as Counsellor of Pontifical Council for Health Pastoral Care.
2002        Winner of International Prize "John XXI" (premiation in Korea) for deontoloy and medical ethics

Member of editorial board of the following journals:
            - Dolentium Hominum
            - Esperienze Sociali
            - L'Arco di Giano
            - Orizzonte medico

LECTURES  IN CONGRESS
From 1979 up he hold more than 300 lectures at different Congress on Bioethics, medical humanities e pastoral health care, some of them abroad:
Euthanasia: ethical and moral dilemma, Philipins Hearth Center (Manila, 2 December 1993).
Bible, Ethics and mothers in distress, Convegno FEAMC  (Praga 8 June 1996).
Medicina e cultura frente a reprodução assistida, Etica da vida, vidalidade da etica (Porto, 5 February 1997).
A dõenca terminal como problema bioetico, Etica da vida, vidalidade da etica (Porto, 7 February 1997).
Bioética y ospidalidad para el terzero millennio, General Charter of Hospitaller Order (Granada, 9 November 2000).
Bioethics and health care humanization  (Beijng Children Hospital (12 Novembrer Bejing 2001).
Dialogue between secular and Christian Ethics (Seoul, 6 September 2002).
Etica e hospidalidade em Psiquiatria (Lisbona, 23 February 2003).
Ethics and spirituality in drug abuse  prevention (Strasburgo, 29 August 2005)
New issues in Bioethics (Warsaw, 12 October 2005).
Ethic of life in Occidental Countries (Teheran, 29 December 2006).
Bioethishe Thanatologie (Tubinga, 19-23 November 2007).
La familia del infermo como problem moral (Caracas, 19 June 2009).
¿Derecho a la muerte o derecho a la dignidad de la muerte? (Salamanca 9 October 2009)
Issues on sexual transmiutted diseases (Vijawada, 15 January 2010 and 18 January 2011)

PUBLICATIONS
He wrote  250 papers on the above themes.
He shared 12 collective works. 
He edited 6 collective works.
He directed (with S. Privitera) the Dictionary of Bioethics,(150 authors, 350 entries) yet translated in Portuguese an in press the second Italian edition. For it he wrote also 24 entries.

He wrote the following monographs (titles are here translated in English):

  • The doctor and the couple (La Casa, Palermo 19924)
  • The prevention of voluntary abortion (CAV, Palermo 1984)
  • Fundamentals of geneticc, obstetrics and gynaecology (Flaccovio, Palermo 1995)
  • Shape of Bioethics (Medical Books, Palermo 19872)
  • Facing the life  (CAV, Palermo 1990)
  • “Li Bonfratelli” (FBF, Palermo 1990)
  • Healing miracles in Gospel (Orizzonte Medico, Roma 1991)
  • Over the pain (EdiOFTES, Palermo 1992)
  • Facing the sick (Unitalsi, Palermo 1992)
  • Ethics (McGraw-Hill, Milano 1993)
  • Health care pastoral in Roman Catholic Magisterium (BIOS, Roma 1994)
  • Spirituality and lay involvment in the Hospitaller Order   (BIOS, Roma 1995)
  • Eros and love (Bonomi, Milano 1996)
  • Bioethics, faith and culture (Armando, Roma 1996)
  • S. John the Great: genius and sanctity of an hospitaller reformer (Bi.Os., Roma 1996)
  • The near-to-death sick (ed. San Paolo, Cinisello Balsamo 1996) translated in polish
  • Medicine in front of miracle (Ed. Dehoniane, 1997)
  • Ethics for health care facilities (Armando, Roma 1997)
  • History of the Roman Province of Hospitaller Order, (3 voll., Bi.Os, Roma 1997-2002)
  • Assisted Reproduction (San Paolo, Cinisello Balsamo 1998)
  • A century of health! (Ajello, Palermo 1998)
  • The choice of not live (San Paolo, Cinisello Balsamo 1999)
  • The informed consent (Bi.Os, Roma 2000)
  • Education to sexuality (Dehoniane, Bologna 2000) translating in portuguese
  • Ministers of life (Ed. Camilliane, Torino 2000)
  • Jubilate Deo! (Vita Ospedaliera, Roma 2000)
  • Maxima debetur puero reverentia (ISB, Acireale 2002) translating in chinese
  • Theological perspective in bioethics (ISB, Acireale 2003)
  • Manual of bioethics (ISB, Acireale, 2003)
  • The bravery of joining  (ARIS, Roma 2003)
  • Are we born to suffer? (Città Nuova, Roma 2007)
  • Ethics of affective life (Dehoniane, Roma 2008)
  • Suor Rosina La Grua (Compostampa, Palermo 2009)
  • “Therapeutic rage”: care, therapy or just futility? (Cittadella, Assisi 2009)
  • Stem cells: scientific aspects an ethical involvements (Cittadella, Assisi 2010)

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Invited Professor for the Academic Evening in honour of St Thomas Aquinas

Rev. Prof. Johannes Beutler SJ

Professor Johannes Hermann Beujohannes buetlertler SJ was born on October 3, 1933 in Hamburg, Germany. He earned the degree of licentiate in Philosophy at Berchmanskolleg Pullach n. Munich in 1958, in Theology at Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule Sankt Georgen in Frankfurt am Main in 1964, in Biblical Sciences at Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome in 1967 and a doctorate in Theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome in 1972.

From 1971 to 1973 Professor Beutler was a Lecturer of New Testament Theology and Fundamental Theology at Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule Sankt Georgen Frankfurt am Main, Germany. In 1973 he became Ordinary Professor at the same institute, being promoted to Rector from 1978 to 1982, again from 1992 to 1996, and Professor Emeritus in 2002. During 1998 to 2000 Professor Beutler was the Academic Vice Rector of the Pontifical Gregorian University. In 1999 he became Ordinary Professor of Exegesis of New Testament at the Pontifical Gregorian University, and in 2001 he obtained the same position at the Pontifical Biblical Institute. From there he retired in 2007 and returned to Germany. Professor Beutler has been a guest lecturer in various European countries, as well as Nigeria, Bolivia, Colombia, Mexico, and Israel.

Professor Beutler has authored several books throughout his career. They include Martyria, 1972; Habt keine Angst, 1984; English version with supplement Do not be afraid. The First Farwell Discourse in John’s Gospel (Jn 14), 2011; Studien zu den johanneischen Schriften, 1998; Die Johannesbriefe, 2000 (Italian translation 2009); Judaism and the Jews in the Gospel of John, 2006 (Italian version in the same year). He was the Editor of Der neue Mensch in Christus in 2001, and co-editor of The Shepherd Discourse of John 10 and Its Context in 1991, Europa – Aufgabe für Christen in 1992, Heute von Gott reden in 1998, The Thessalonians Debate in 2000. He also wrote more than 130 articles in Biblica, New Testament Studies, other periodicals, dictionaries and Festschriften, book reviews in Biblica, Theologische Literaturzeitung, Theologie und Philosophie. For his full bibliography see http://www.sankt-georgen.de/lehrende/beutler.html 

His memberships include the Association of German Catholic New Testament Scholars (chairperson 1997-1999), Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas (co-chair of seminars 1985-1990 and 1995-1998) and the Pontifical Biblical Commission (1993-2001).

On the occasion of his 70th birthday, a Festschrift was dedicated to him: M. Labahn, K. Scholtissek, A. Strotmann, ed., Israel und seine Heilstraditionen im Johannesevangelium, Paderborn 2004.
 


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Notices
Measuring Divinity - Inter Faculty Colloquium
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21st Annual Augustinian Lecture 2017
The 21st Annual Augustinian Lecture 2017 will be celebrated on the 5th and 6th December 2017 with two lectures delivered by Rev. Prof. Theodore Dieter.

Closing Date Dissertation Proposals
Deadline to present dissertation proposals for next Faculty Board is Wednesday 29th November 2017 at 1700hrs

Augustinian Institute Academic Year 2017-18

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Dissertation Logbook
The Dissertation Logbook can be found here.

 
 
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