UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS

Ecclesiastical Faculties

MACTAL, Fr. Roland D., O.P., S.Th.D.

Academic Degrees

Post Graduate Studies: International Marian Research Institute
University of Dayton, Ohio, USA, October-December 2000

Doctorate in Sacred Theology, 2000
Faculty of Sacred Theology, University of Santo Tomas 

Licentiate in Sacred Theology, 1998
Faculty of Sacred Theology, University of Santo Tomas 

Bachelor of Sacred Theology, 1996
Faculty of Sacred Theology, University of Santo Tomas

Bachelor of Philosophy, 1993
Philippine Dominican Center for Institutional Studies, Quezon City

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Major in Actuarial Science, 1989
College of Science, University of Santo Tomas, Manila

Area of Specialization

Mariology

Published Work

Books

  • Author, Mary: Seat of Wisdom, A Contemporary Marian Reflection, UST Publishing House, Manila, Philippines, 2001.
  • Editor, Supplement to the Liturgy of the Hours for the Order of Preachers in the Philippines, Commission on Liturgy and Prayer, Dominican Province of the Philippines, 2009.
  • Editor, Dominican Lectionary and Sacramentary for the Order of Preachers in the Philippines, Commission on Liturgy and Prayer, Dominican Province of the Philippines, 2010.
  • Editor, Supplement to the Liturgy of the Hours for the Order of Preachers in the Philippines (second edition), Commission on Liturgy and Prayer, Dominican Province of the Philippines, 2012.
  • Editor, Dominican Lectionary and Sacramentary for the Order of Preachers in the Philippines, Commission on Liturgy and Prayer (second edition), Dominican Province of the Philippines, 2012.
  • Editor, Mary, Woman of Faith. Pangasinan: Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan and Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary, Manaoag, Pangasinan, 2014. 

 

Booklet 

  • Editor, Novena in Honor of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary of Manaoag, Shrine of our Lady of the Rosary, Manaoag, Pangasinan, August 15, 2010.
  • Editor, Novena in Honor of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, La Naval. Quezon City: Santo Domingo Church, 2018
  • Editor, Novena in Honor of St. Dominic de Guzman in English and Filipino. Quezon City: Santo Domingo Church, 2018. 

 

Articles 

  • “Mariological Developments after Vatican II,” in Theology Week 2006: Vatican II – 40 Years After. Manila: UST Publishing House, 2007, pp. 86-145.
  • “Mariological Implications of the Eucharist based on the Encyclical Letter of Pope John Paul II Ecclesia de Eucharistia,” in Theology Week 2005: Eucharist with Mary. Manila: UST Publishing House, 2007, pp. 219-221.
  • “Mariological Developments After the Second Vatican Council and the Impact of Marian Devotions in the Philippines,” Philippiniana Sacra, vol., XLII, no. 125 (May-August 2007), pp. 249-300. 
  • “Mary and the Trinity,”paper delivered at Missionaries of Mary Community, A Lay Marian community.
  • “Mary in the Liturgy, Marialis Cultus Revisited,” Mary, Woman of Faith. Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan, 2013.

Scientific, Ecclesial and Cultural Activities

  • Professor, UST Faculty of Sacred Theology, Manila, Philippines (since March 20, 2020)
  • Visiting professor, University of Saint Joseph, Macau, China
  • Guest Professor, UST Faculty of Philosophy, Manila, Philippines
  • Provincial Councilor, Dominican Province of the Philippines
  • Member of the Board of Trustees, Dominican Province of the Philippines
  • Promoter of Theological Reflection, Dominican Province of the Philippines
  • Member of the Provincial Council of Formation, Dominican Province of the Philippines
  • Former Regent of Studies, Dominican Province of the Philippines
  • Ex-officio Chairman of the Commission on Intellectual Life, Dominican Province of the Philippines
  • Chairman of the Commission for Liturgy and Prayer, Dominican Province of the Philippines
  • Member of the Provincial Personnel Board, Dominican Province of the Philippines
  • Parish Priest, St. Vincent Ferrer Parish, Camiguin Island, Cagayan, Philippines, 2005-2006
  • Director, Lyceum of Camiguin Secondary School, Camiguin Island, Cagayan, Philippines, 2005-2006
  • Guest Lecturer, Dominican House of Studies, Santo Domingo Convent, Quezon City, Philippines
  • Guest Lecturer, UST College of Education, Manila, Philippines
  • Guest Lecturer, UST College of Science, Manila, Philippines
  • Guest Lecturer, UST Graduate School, Manila, Philippines
  • Treasurer, University of Santo Tomas Hospital, October 2001-2005
  • Regent, UST College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Manila, Philippines, July 2000-2005
  • Assistant Treasurer, University of Santo Tomas, September 1998-July 2002

Lectures/Seminars/Conferences/Outreach

Lecture Attended

  • “Living with Mary Today.” Marian Symposium, International Marian Research Institute, University of Dayton, Ohio, U.S.A., July 26-29, 2006. 

 

Lectures Delivered

  • “Mariological Implications of the Eucharist based on the Encyclical  Letter of Pope John Paul II Ecclesia de Eucharistia,Theology Week 2005: Eucharist with Mary, UST Faculty of Sacred Theology, Manila, Philippines, April 2005.
  • “Mariological Developments after Vatican II,” Theology Week 2006: Vatican II – 40 Years After, UST Faculty of Sacred Theology, Manila, Philippines, April 2006.
  • “Mary and the Trinity,” Missionaries of Mary Community. 

Important Links

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