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Theology

Useful documents: 

Theology department curriculum: THEOLOGYDEPCURRICULUM2011.doc

Useful links:

The New American Bible: http://www.usccb.org/nab/bible/index.shtml
Search the Catechism of the Catholic Church: http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc.htm
The Archdiocese of Atlanta: http://www.archatl.com/
The Vatican website: http://www.vatican.va/ 

Meet the Faculty

Father Desmond Drummer joined the Mercy Catholic family as the chaplain in 2018. He draws from the richness of his diverse ministry contexts to inform his ministry with students, faculty and staff at Mercy Catholic. He concurrently serves as pastor at Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in South Fulton. His additional ministries in the Archdiocese of Atlanta include serving as an airport chaplain under the auspices of the interfaith chaplaincy program at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and serving as an instructor in the Permanent Diaconate Formation Program. He is also a global fellow associate with Catholic Relief Services.

Franck Launay-Fallasse (M.A. University of Paris La Sorbonne, M.A. Instititue of Christian Philosophy) studied philosophy and theology in Paris, France, and has been part of the Mercy faculty since 2002, also the year of his marriage and of his arrival to the United States. He teaches Theology to juniors and seniors, and he is currently the Chairperson of the Theology Department. He directs the AMA Choir that contributes to the musical liturgy of the school in the spirit of the community of Taizé.  

Andrew McGovern (B.A. Ave Maria University, M.T.S. Holy Spirit College, Th.D (Cand.) Pontifex University) joined the faculty in 2016, and will be teaching Freshman and Junior Theology. He studied with the Dominican Order at the Dominican House of Studies in the Pontifical Degree Program. He is currently writing his doctoral dissertation on the Christology of Thomas Aquinas. He coaches baseball and softball, and loves both the Atlanta Braves and the traditional Latin Mass. He attends both Holy Spirit Parish and St. Francis de Sales Parish.

Megan Trocquet (B.A., Ave Maria University, M.A., Holy Apostles College) joined the faculty in 2016, and teaches Scripture and Christian Outreach. She also serves as the faculty advisor for the FLAME team and coordinates the House System here at Mercy! She moved to Georgia with a background in youth ministry and is an avid crafter, a fan of British television shows, and has a love for all things Latin. Mrs. Trocquet enjoys visiting the aquarium in her spare time and playing fetch with her three-legged dog, Avila.

 

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