Study Theology by Distance Learning
The Priory Institute is an accredited centre for theological, biblical and philosophical studies, established by the Irish Province of the Dominican Order. Why not join our supportive student community? Read more
What Our Students Say
I’m reminded of Anthony de Mello’s story of the ‘little fish’ asking the other fish ‘where is the ocean?’. They swim past without answering. What a stupid question they muttered to themselves. Finally, a dolphin answers in a friendly and most intelligent way, ‘this is it, this is the ocean….’ Read more...
Over 10 years ago, when I saw the theology course advertised in my local church I decided this was for me. I was seeking to study something, something that would nourish me and bring me on a deeper personal growth through understanding the meaning of life, for now and in the future. Read more...
My thirty-three year career with Dublin Fire Brigade ended sooner that I had hoped due to injury and a phase of physical recovery might have dominated my mind had I not had the good fortune to find that the structure that the Priory Institute offered would allow me balance my losses with new and interesting gains. Read more...
Nov 18, 2019
Advent can become the ‘lost season’ when we get distracted by the hustle and bustle of Christmas shopping and parties. Yet there is an invitation given to us by the Scripture readings of the Advent Season to be still and calm.... Read more.
Saturday, December 7th, 2019
The Priory Institute, Tallaght Village, D24
Prospective students will have an opportunity to meet with teaching staff and students and to attend the scheduled lecture on theology along with current students. Read more.