Fr Luke Holohan, S.M. holds a B.A. (University of Qld), Grad Dip Ed. (Sydney Institute of Education), B.Theol. and Grad.Dip.Ministerial Leadership (Sydney College of Divinity), a Diploma of Teaching (London College of Teachers) and a Ph.D. (Trinity College, Dublin). His Ph.D dissertation was entitled: “Institutional Integrity: The Use of Theories of Justice for Resource Allocation in the Australian Catholic Church”.
After his ordination in 1988, he served as a school teacher and Religious Education Co-ordinator. Since completing his doctorate, he has been Co-ordinator of the Certificate of Religious Studies at the Aquinas Academy, and Director of Studies at the Catholic Enquiry Centre. He has given courses at the Australian Catholic University’s School of Business and Informatics, the Catholic Institute of Sydney and the Catholic Theological Union, Sydney. In 2017, he was appointed to a permanent position on the faculty of the Catholic Institute of Sydney. Until beginning his term as Lecturer in Theology at Campion College in 2006, his main work was at St Patrick’s, Church Hill, Sydney.
In addition to his lecturing position, Fr Holohan also assists with chaplaincy duties at Campion College. His main research interests are the interface of Catholic social ethics with secular political theory and the ethical implications of major demographic developments.