Rev. Rafael M. Ramirez, S.S.D.

Affiliate Assistant Professor

Ramirez

Education

  • S.S.D., Biblical Sciences, Pontifical Biblical Institute
    (Rome, Italy, 2008)
  • S.S.L., Licentiate in Biblical Sciences, Pontifical Biblical Institute (Rome, Italy, 1998)
  • S.T.B., (B.A. Theology) Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum (Rome, Italy, 1994)
  • B.A., Philosophy, Pontifical Gregorian University
    (Rome, Italy, 1991)

Academic Appointments

University of Dallas

  • Affiliate Assistant Professor, Neuhoff School of Ministry, 2014-present
  • Instructor at the Diocese of Knoxville, TN, School of Ministry Catholic Biblical School, 2013
  • Instructor at the Diocese of Las Cruces, Neuhoff School of Ministry Catholic Biblical School, 2012

St. Mary's Seminary and University

Assistant Professor of Sacred Scripture, 2011-2014

Highlands Institute

Religion Professor, 2000-2002

Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum

Assistant Professor, 1998-2003

Select Publications

  • Influjos sapienciales en el libro de Oseas, Romae 2008.
  • "L'Eucaristia, baluardo e sorgente della comunione ecclesiale nella prima lettera ai corinzi" In Violi, G. (ed.), E il Verbo si è fatto 'pane'. L'eucaristia tra Antico e Nuovo Testamento. Cittadella Editrice. Assisi (PG) 2009, 53-68.
  • Pentateuco: Genesis, Exodo, Levitico, Numeros. Liguori Publications, 2015.
  • Los Profetas Menores, Liguori Publications, 2016 (in printing).

Presentations

Rafael Ramirez, SSD, has designed and delivered numerous courses conferences for several dioceses, colleges, and universities such as the Archdiocese of San Antonio, the Archdiocese of Baltimore, the University of Dallas Ministry Conference, St. Mary's Seminary and University and the Institut Le Chatelard. His topics have included the Gospel of John, the Book of Job, Theology of Revelation and Rhetoric and Speaking.

Memberships

  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • Catholic Biblical Association
  • Associazione Biblica Italiana
  • American Schools of Oriental Research
Ramirez“ As a priest and academic, I find the University of Dallas Neuhoff School of Ministry a wonderful place to fulfill my ministry. The faculty and the students form a community of faith seeking to understand and to transform the world through service. ”- Fr. Ramirez

News

Emergency Relief Fund Renders Fast Aid to Students in Need

Edisson Ramos, BA '20, is one of many students receiving assistance from UD's COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund, which has currently raised nearly $90,000; the first of the funds were distributed last week to help students make their April rent, and Director of Financial Aid Taryn Anderson, BA '07, is in the process of distributing a second wave to students with housing or food insecurity or in need of Wi-Fi or other resources for online learning.

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Words of Wisdom, Advice Bolster Educators Now Teaching from Afar

In our current condition, with most of the U.S. sheltering in place and/or learning and working from our homes, it's hard to imagine that just 20 days ago, teachers and those aspiring to be teachers gathered together for the fourth annual Excellence in Education conference at the University of Dallas, organized, run and sponsored by UD's Education Department, but so they did, and so we will all do -- gather together, that is -- some day again.

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Help Us Help UD Students Affected by COVID-19

Many of you have reached out to ask what you can do to help, and I am grateful for your generosity. In response, I have created the COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund to immediately help UD students in this rapidly evolving situation.

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