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Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome, Italy
Licentiate in Sacred Scripture, Magna Cum Laude, November 2019
Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University, Berkeley, CA
Master of Divinity and Bachelor in Sacred Theology, May 2016
Fordham University, Bronx, NY
Master of Arts in Philosophical Resources, May 2011
Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Master of Arts in International Relations, December 2005
Concentration: Transnational Organizations and Leadership
Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service, May 2002
Major: Regional and Comparative Studies with a concentration in Europe
Fr. Marc Valadão, SJ, was born and raised in Fort Bragg, CA. He joined the Society of Jesus in 2006 and was ordained a priest in 2016. As part of his priestly formation, he taught religious studies, including Sacred Scripture, sacraments, and philosophy at the college preparatory level in California and Arizona. While studying theology, he also assisted the Catholic chaplaincy service at San Quentin State Prison. In addition, he has provided supply work as a parish priest in the Dioceses of Fresno, San Jose, and Stockton.
Spiritual Director for 30-day Retreat, Summer Spirituality Program, St. Patrick’s Seminary and University, July 2020 and 2021
Preached Annual Parish Novena, Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, Turlock, CA, August 2020 and 2021
Contributing researcher, The Holy Ghost Festas. A Historic Perspective of the Portuguese in California. Portuguese Heritage Publications of California, 2002. Five-page section on celebrations in Fort Bragg and Mendocino.
Currently working on a commentary on the readings for the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Liturgy.