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Rev. Marc P. Valadão, SJ

Assistant Professor of Sacred Scripture/Chair of Pastoral Studies/Director of Pastoral Year


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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 has taught religious studies including Sacred Scripture, sacraments, and philosophy at a college preparatory level in California and Arizona. He also was the catholic chaplain at San Quentin State Prison, conducting visits to inmates, teaching courses on Scripture, and serving as a transitional deacon. He also served as a substitute pastor at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church in Turlock, CA.

Conference/Workshop Presentations

Spiritual Director for 30-day Retreat, Summer Spirituality Program, St. Patrick’s Seminary and University, July 2020

Preached Annual Parish Novena, Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, Turlock, CA, August 2020 (Tentative)

Preached Parish Lenten Retreat, Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish, Fort Bragg, CA, March 2020 (Canceled due to Covid-19 stay-at-home order)

Selected Publications

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.