FR. DAMIAN SMULLEN was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Peterborough in 1988. He completed studies for the priesthood at Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, Italy, and the Pontifical University of Patrick's College, Maynooth, Ireland. Fr. Smullen has had many years of association with Our Lady of the Wayside School. Formerly, as teacher of High School Religion, and latterly, as School Chaplain. He continues to be a student of the relationship between Faith and Culture, and is an "amateur" of Poetry, in particular, the Irish Poets, W.B. Yeats and Patrick Cavanagh. He is currently the Chaplain at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre.
Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, Italy; Pontifical University of Patrick's College, Maynooth, Ireland.