UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS

Ecclesiastical Faculties

TIMONER, Fr. Gerard Francisco P., O.P., S.Th.L.-M.A.

Academic Degrees

Licentiate in Sacred Theology and M.A. in Intercultural Theology, 2004
Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen

Bachelor in Sacred Theology, 1994
UST Faculty of Sacred Theology, Manila, Philippines

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, 1991
Philippine Dominican Center of Institutional Studies, Quezon City, Philippines

Area of Specialization

Dogma (Sacraments, especially Holy Orders)

Published Work

“Clergy and Lay in the Life of the Philippine Church Today,” Boletin Eclesiastico de Filipinas nos. 905 and 906, May-August 2014, pp. 461-468.

“The Gift of Priesthood,” in Boletin Eclesiastico, vol. 89, no. 895, March-April 2013, p.139.

“Priest: Minister of Christ and of the Church,” UST Journal of Theology, vol. 12 (1993): 82-85.

“Theology of Inculturation,” Philippiniana Sacra, vol. 40, no. 119 (Jan. – April 2005): 313-352.

Intercultural Theology as a Way of Doing Theology,” Philippiniana Sacra, vol. 41, no. 121 (Jan. – April 2006): 5-45. 

Scientific, Ecclesial and Cultural Activities

  • Master of the Order of Preachers, (2019- present)
  • Chancellor, University of Santo Tomas (2019- present)
  • Former Prior Provincial, Dominican Province of the Philippines (2006-2019)
  • Vice Chancellor, University of Santo Tomas (2006-2019)
  • Member, International Theological Commission (2014-2019)
  • Assistant Professor, UST Faculty of Sacred Theology, Manila, Philippines (since May 1, 2016)
  • Board of Trustees, Dominican Province of the Philippines
  • Member, Faculty Council, UST Faculty of Sacred Theology, Manila, Philippines
  • Former Rector, UST Central Seminary, Manila, Philippines (2007-2012)
  • Former Vice-Rector for Religious Affairs, University of Santo Tomas
  • Former Director, John Paul II Research Center for Ecclesiastical Sciences, University of Santo Tomas

Important Links

Congregation for Catholic Education: http://www.educatio.va
University of Santo Tomas: www.ust.edu.ph
UST Miguel de Benavides Library: http://library.ust.edu.ph/
UST MyUSTE Student Portal: https://myuste.ust.edu.ph/

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