Rev. Dr Noel O’Sullivan

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Noel O Sullivan

Rev. Dr Noel O’Sullivan

Lecturer in SystematicTheology


Contact Details

Phone: +353 (0)1 708 3507
Office: 15 Dunboyne House

Office hours: Tuesdays 14.00-15.30 or by appointment

Research Interests

  • Relationship between science and religion
  • Mission studies and evangelization


Christ and Creation: Christology as the key to interpreting the theology of creation in the works of Henri de Lubac (Oxford: Peter Lang, 2009)

‘Henri de Lubac’s Surnaturel,’ Irish Theological Quarterly Volume 72, N° 1, 3-31.

‘The Priesthood and the Eucharist,’ in Dullea, Gearoid (Ed.), On Shepherding: Reflections on the Priesthood (Dublin: Columba Press, 2010), 42-53.

‘Are science and religion compatible?’ in Leahy, Brendan & Marmion, Declan (Eds), Faith Questions (Dublin: Columba Press, 2013), 23-25

‘What is Christian Faith?’ in Brendan Leahy and Declan Marmion, Faith Matters (Dublin: Columba Press, 2013), 26-28.

‘The Catholic Church in France,’ The Furrow (April, 2007), 191-200.

 ‘The Eucharist in the Parish,’ The Furrow (January, 2010), 41-51.


Priest of the Diocese of Cork and Ross, ordained in 1976. Undergraduate studies at Maynooth (BA, BD) and UCC (H.Dip. in Ed.). Graduate studies at UCC (MA) and Institut Catholique, Paris (DD). Teacher, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, Cork (1976-80); Dean of Formation, St Patrick’s College, Maynooth (1980-83); Teacher and Vice-President, St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris (1983-90); President, St Finbarr’s College (1990-98); Parish Priest, Our Lady Crowned Parish, Mayfield, Cork (1998-2000); Post-graduate studies, Institut Catholique, Paris (2000-2006); Administrator, Ballinhassig Parish, Cork (2006-7); Parish Priest, Glanmire, Cork (2007-12); Lecturer in Systematic Theology, Pontifical College Maynooth (2012-present)

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