Fr. Billy Swan
Fr. Billy Swan is a priest of the Diocese of Ferns, Ireland. He holds a degree in chemistry and worked for a number of years for a pharmaceutical company before entering seminary. Ordained in 1998, he served for four years as an associate pastor before further studies in Rome where he was awarded a Licentiate and Doctorate in Systematic Theology from the Gregorian University. He served for four years as the Director of Seminary Formation at the Pontifical Irish College, Rome. He is currently based at St Aidan’s Cathedral, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford.
He has a deep interest in the relationship between faith and science, the New Evangelization, early Irish Christianity and priestly formation.
Fr. Billy Swan Latest Blog Posts
A Chapter That Changed My Life: “Let’s Pretend” in “Mere Christianity”
by Fr. Billy Swan . August 31, 2020 .
Saints John Fisher and Thomas More: Men for All Seasons
by Fr. Billy Swan . June 22, 2020 .
St. John Paul II: As Relevant to the Times As Ever
by Fr. Billy Swan . June 8, 2020 .
Belonging, Believing, Behaving: The 3 B’s of Faithful Being
by Fr. Billy Swan . May 5, 2020 .
“I Am Patrick” Is Perhaps the Best Film Yet on Ireland’s Greatest Saint
by Fr. Billy Swan . March 17, 2020 .
How the Life of Faith Can Enhance Your Mental Health (Part 2)
by Fr. Billy Swan . February 24, 2020 .
How the Life of Faith Can Support Your Mental Health (Part 1)
by Fr. Billy Swan . February 18, 2020 .