Father Thomas Lane
Father Thomas J. Lane is a priest of the Diocese of Cloyne (Ireland) and is Assistant Professor of Sacred Scripture at Mount St. Mary's Seminary, Emmitsburg, Maryland.
He earned his S.T.D. from the Gregorian University and his thesis Luke and the Gentile Mission: Gospel anticipates Acts is published by Peter Lang Press. He earned his S.S.L. from the Biblical Institute and his S.T.B and B.A. in Ancient Classics from St. Patrick's College in Maynooth, Ireland.
Having completed his studies and before coming to teach in the U.S., Father Lane was Assistant Pastor in various parishes for ten years, taught several courses on the Scriptures to adults in his diocese, and authored Parish Bible Study Courses for the Maryvale Institute in Birmingham, UK. He has made a number of recordings of talks and biblical meditations.
Born 1965. Ordination as Priest for the Diocese of Cloyne, Ireland July 7th 1990.
Assistant Professor of Sacred Scripture in Mount St Mary’s Seminary
Formation Adviser for seminarians
Spiritual Director for seminarians
Education and Qualifications
1994: S.T.D. Gregorian University
1992: S.S.L. Pontifical Biblical Institute
1989: S.T.B. St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Ireland
1986: B.A. St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Ireland
Audio & Printed Publications
Luke and the Gentile Mission: Gospel anticipates Acts a revision of the doctoral dissertation. Published by Peter Lang Press (European University Studies Series XXIII/571) in 1996.
Listening to the Word a series of coursebooks on the New Testament published by the Maryvale Institute, Birmingham, UK, for biblical studies in parishes (co-authored with Dr Petroc Willey of the Maryvale Institute).
The Old Testament: a Course Book for the MA in Religious Education and Catechesis published by the Maryvale Institute, Birmingham, UK in January 1999.
Let’s Talk to Jesus: Biblical Meditations from the Last Supper to Pentecost (1997)
Come Let us Adore Him! Biblical Meditations for Advent and Christmas (1997) (sold out). It is available in Polish under the title Biblia w Medytacji and is distributed by Radio Plus in Lódz, Poland.
Your Word is my Lamp (2002) to encourage people to read the Scriptures.
The Word was Made Flesh (2002) on the humanity of Jesus in the Scriptures.
An Hour with Jesus (2002)
Our Life, God’s Gift (Pro-Life Holy Hour) (2002)
Fall 2004-present: Assistant Professor of Sacred Scripture at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary, Emmitsburg, Maryland.
Fall 1995-Spring 2004: Several courses on the Sacred Scriptures to adults in Cloyne Diocese, Ireland. Each course covered one third of the Bible. After three courses participants had studied almost the whole Bible.
Spring 1999- Spring 2004: tutor for the Old Testament module of the M.A. in Religious Education and Catechesis at the Maryvale Institute, Birmingham, UK.
Fall 1998-Spring 1999: Adjunct Professor of Sacred Scripture in St John’s College, Waterford.