Short Bio

Javier González is a Dominican priest, born in Spain on 19 July 1949. He studied Philosophy and Theology in Madrid (1966-1973) earning there his Licentiate in Sacred Theology in 1974. Then he got his Doctorate in Canon Law at the Angelicum, in Rome, in 1981. Combining pastoral work with academic activity, Fr Javier spent 27 years in the Philippines, at the University of Santo Tomas [UST] in Manila, in whose Faculty of Canon Law he taught from 1984 to 2009 and became its Dean for nine years (1997-2006). He was also Editor of the Journal Philippininana Sacra (1991 to 2008) and of Philippine Canonical Forum (1999 to 2009). By reason of his office he moved to Hong Kong in 2009 and from there he started teaching at the FCS of the University of St Joseph (Macau) in 2012 as Visiting Professor. Since 2017 fr Javier resides in Macau, at St Dominic’s Priory [39-41, Avenida Sidonio Pais], in charge of the Dominican students’ formation.

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Year 1 Doctorate
Year 3 Bachelor
Year 4 Bachelor