About Thomas Gourlay

Thomas Gourlay is the president and co-founder of the Dawson Society for Philosophy and Culture Inc. (www.dawsonsociety.com.au), and the Manager of Campus Ministry at the University of Notre Dame Australia. He holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees in education from the University of Notre Dame Australia, and has worked as classroom teacher and faculty head of Religious Education in a number of Catholic schools in Western Australia. Tom is currently working towards a Masters degree in theology at The John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family Studies in Melbourne, Victoria. Tom lives in Perth Western Australia with his wife Elizabeth.

The Merciful Call to Holiness


Ever since it was first floated in his 1977 work, Cardinal Walter Kasper’s proposal to apply mercy to those suffering outside full communion with the Church through civil divorce and remarriage has been the source of much debate.[1. … [Read more...]

The Understanding of Revelation in “Dei Verbum” and the Response of Faith

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While this notion of revelation, understood as the manifestation of ... Christ himself, has been with the Church since the very beginning. There have been many confusions and reductions over time that have altered the very essence of the … [Read more...]

NeverWinter Astral Diamonds