Associates & Staff

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.

Personal Details

Born 1965. Ordination as Priest for the Diocese of Cloyne, Ireland July 7th 1990.

Current Position

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)

Teaching Experience

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.


Associates & Staff

Dr. Scott Hahn
Founder and President and Chairman of the Board
Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.
Episcopal Advisor
Senior Fellows Father Thomas Acklin, O.S.B Dr. Joseph C. Atkinson Dr. Christopher Baglow Dr. William Bales Dr. Michael Barber Father Robert Barron Dr. John Bergsma Dr. Richard Bulzacchelli Dr. Matthew Bunson Dr. Aaron Canty Dr. Sebastian Carnazzo Father John S. Custer Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio Dr. Vincent DeMeo Father Jeremy Driscoll, O.S.B. Dr. David Fagerberg Dr. Lawrence Feingold Father Pablo Gadenz Father Michael Giesler Dr. Gregory Yuri Glazov Dr. Timothy Gray Dr. Mary Healy Dr. Stephen Hildebrand Dr. Jeremy Holmes Dr. Kenneth Howell Dr. Leroy Huizenga Dr. Andrew Jones Dr. Daniel A. Keating Father William Kurz, S.J. Father Thomas Lane Dr. Taylor Marshall Dr. Timothy Milinovich Dr. Robert P. Miller Dr. Jeffrey Morrow Dr. Ian Murphy Monsignor A. Robert Nusca Father Mitch Pacwa, S.J. Dr. James L. Papandrea Dr. Brant Pitre Fr. Jospeh Poggemeyer Dr. Thomas Scheck Dr. Nathanael E. Schmiedicke Dr. James Shelton Dr. Daniel G. Van Slyke Dr. Steven C. Smith Dr. Edward Sri Dr. Robert Stackpole, STD Father Kris Stubna Dr. Andrew Swafford Dr. Michel Therrien Dr. Andre Villeneuve Dr. Benjamin Wiker Dr. Peter Williamson Dr. Carol Younger