What Our Students Say

Here we have gathered a selection of testimonials from former and current students.

 

Veronica McDermott

Student

As soon as I walked through the doors I was struck by the beautiful, welcoming atmosphere and the camaraderie amongst the students who seemed to be of all ages and from all walks of life and corners of the country
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Kevin O'Driscoll

Student

It is not about exam results or assignment grades, but rather, it is about deepening our understanding of God, of who we are and why we are here
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Brid Kennedy

Graduate

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.
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Dermot Dowdall

Graduate

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.
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Pat Crawley

Graduate

When I was young I wanted to be like my Dad “a very smart man! Anyway, I grew up to be a student of mathematics (because I loved solving puzzles) and in many ways, I am still trying to solve puzzles, although now they are more than mathematical ones.
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Jordan O'Brien OP

Graduate

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….’
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