Fr Luke Holohan, S.M. holds a B.A. (University of Qld), B.Theol. and Grad.Dip.Ministerial Leadership (Sydney College of Divinity) and a Ph.D. (Trinity College, Dublin). His Ph.D is entitled: “Institutional Integrity: The Use of Theories of Justice for Resource Allocation in the Australian Catholic Church” (October, 1996).
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 and given courses at the Australian Catholic University’s School of Business and Informatics, the Catholic Institute of Sydney and the Catholic Theological Union where he was head of the Christian Ethic Department. Until beginning his term as Lecturer in Theology at Campion College in 2006, his main work was at St Patrick’s, Church Hill, Sydney, were he still has part-time duties.
In addition to his lecturing position, Fr Holohan also assists with chaplaincy duties at Campion College and gives courses at the Catholic Institute of Sydney. His main research interest is the interface of Catholic social ethics with secular political theory.