Maria Michael Peters, C.PP.S
Precious Blood Missionaries, Bangalore,
(Presently in Goa) India
2009-2011: Doctoral Studies at Pontificia Studiorum Universitas A. S. Thoma AQ. In Urbe (Angelicum). Defended the Doctoral Thesis,
The Family Moral Values in Valmiki Ramayana and in the Teachings of the Catholic Church – A Comparative Study in May 2011 and
was awarded Magna cum Laude.
2010 Feb. 5-13: Specialized studies in Inter-religious Dialogue and obtained a diploma from Shalom Hartman Institute – Jerusalem and Certificate of Recognition in Inter-Religious Dialogue from Institute of International Education – Budapest – Hungery, offered by Russell Berrie Foundation (August 1, 2012).
|Post-Graduate and Doctoral Studies:||
1999: Research in Indian Spirituality – Indian Institute of Spirituality - Bangalore
1990-1992: Licentiate in Moral Theology, Pontificia Studiorum Universitas A. S. Thoma AQ. In Urbe (Angelicum), Rome.
Secured the Degree with Magna cum Laude. Dissertation: Private Property and Social Responsibility.
1987 - 1990 : Bachelor of Theology, at Gregorian University – Rome. Passed with Magna Cum Laude
1985-1987: Bachelor of Philosophy, at Gregorian University - Rome. Passed with Cum Laude.
2013 Onwards: Began to be member of Moral Theologians Association
2013 & 2014: Taught Introduction to Moral Theology and Theological and Moral Virtues at CRI Institute, Bangalore.
2014: For the Faculty of Philosophy, (Crash Course) - Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore.
Taught few courses in Moral Theology at Indian Institute of Spirituality – Maleswaram – Bangalore
Guided several students for their
dissertation for BTh in different Institutes
2001-2003: Teaching and Studying Staff at NBCLC – Bangalore
2001-2006: Visiting lecturer in the Faculty of Theology, Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, and other Institutes in and out of Bangalore.
2007-2009: Teaching staff at NBCLC – Bangalore.
2011-2013: CCBI - National Executive Secretary for Family Commission – Bangalore.
2014: Courses in Moral theology conducted at Matter Dei – Goa.
2016-2017: Courses in Moral theology conducted at Pilar Mission Seminary – Goa.
Courses Taught in various Ecclesiastical
Institutes and colleges.
Fundamental Moral Theology; Indian Spirituality, Moral Theology of Sexuality and Marriage; Virtues;
The Theology of Marriage and Sexuality According to the official Teachings of the Catholic Church; Theology of Feminism;
Dalit Theology; Inculturation and Inter-religious Dialogue.
|Licentiate and Post-Graduate Levels||Dalit Theologly, Inculturation, Indian spirituality|
1992-1996: Director of the Missions for Precious Blood Missionaries and conducted several Popular Missions in different Parishes in and out of Bangalore.
1996-1998: Parish Priest at Sadras – Madras Mylapore Archdiocese.
1998-1999: Diploma in Counselling at Sampurna - Bangalore.
2014 – 2017: Vice-President, Association of Moral Theologians of India
|Conducted various work-shops and seminars and popularly invited to conduct Retreats for Priests and Religious and laity in India.|
|Member of AIT||Presented various papers and been moderator for several paper presentations in various theological forums.|
Behold Woman; Inward Journey; Living Together (With Him Always) and Let’s Worship the Lord.
Written several articals in various Theological Journals including in Asian Horizons, Dharmaram Publication, Gender Justice in the Church and Society by Dharmaram Publications; Orians Journals, ect.
1991: Ordained Priest by Pope St. John Paul II at Vatican.
Theology of Marriage & Family
Inter-religious Dialogue and Inculturation.
|Alma Matter from St. Joseph’s Indian High School – Bangalore Recognized as “Fellow” of Inter-religious Dialogue by Russell Berrie Foundation.|
Three book reviews I have written such as Abba Father, 2013-2014 Review of Family Catechesis – Catechism texts for school children of the Archdiocese of
Goa-Daman in Rays Magazine published by Diocesan Catechetical Centre – Goa. Gave informative talks for the Teachers of Catechism regarding
how to handle this new Catechism Book for the school children (for North and South Zone catholic school teachers).
|Address||Fr. Maria Michael Peters, C.PP.S Director of the “Mission-House” Precious Blood Missionaries St. Gaspar Bhavan, Tiswadi – Carambolim, Goa – 403110.|