Pastoral Field Education
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Daniel Drain studied Philosophy and Theology at DeSales University prior to earning the Master of Theological Studies from the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies in Marriage and Family in Washington, D.C. He is currently writing a dissertation at the Institute titled “Saving Finite Freedom: On the Meaning of Freedom in Hans Urs von Balthasar’s Theology of Redemption” under the direction of Dr. Nicholas Healy. He has worked simultaneously in parish pastoral ministry and as an adjunct professor of theology. His work and interests include eschatology, the relationship between finite and infinite freedom, sex and gender issues, integral pastoral theology, fundamental theology, and the authentic vocation of the laity in the world.