Who we are...
Patron: Professor Thomas Pink
Thomas Pink is Professor of Philosophy at King's College London. He read history and philosophy at Cambridge, where he also received his PhD. After working for four years in London and New York for a City merchant bank, he returned to philosophy in 1990 as a Research Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge. He then lectured at Sheffield University prior to moving to King's in 1996.He works on metaphysics, ethics, philosophy of law and political philosophy and on late medieval and early modern philosophy.
His publications include books on free will and the theory of action and articles on ethics, political philosophy and on early modern theories of natural law.
He has published several books, including Free will :A very short introduction, and the Psychology of Freedom, as well as important articles on the Catholic Faith; such as the interpretation of Dignitatis Humanae and the crisis in the theology of baptism.
Father Patrick O’Donohue, FSSP
Fr Patrick O’Donohue serves as an Assistant Priest at St John Fisher Parish, Reading. He is originally from Clare in the west of Ireland. Subsequent to receiving a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Philosophy from the National University of Ireland, his time as a Seminarian at the Pontifical Irish College earned him a theology degree from the Gregorian University in Rome. He was later awarded a Bachelor of Philosophy and a Licentiate of Sacred Theology, with a thesis topic centred on the theology of Pope Benedict XVI.
Following his ordination on the Feast of Corpus Christi in 2010, he served for four years as a University Chaplain in Galway, after which he was assigned to parish ministry near Galway city. He spent a total of three years in the parishes of the Good Shepherd and the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary prior to arriving at the Reading apostolate in September 2017. In September 2018, he was incorporated into the Priestly Fraternity of St Peter.
Grace Bozzino (Operations)
Grace worked at Chavagnes International College; from there, she went to work in Parliament, including for Nick Gibb, the current Minister of State for Schools. Finally, she worked at Oliver House, an independent school with a Catholic ethos. A mother to four boys, she and her husband Justin live in Bedfordshire.
Justin has had a long career in business, and is currently part of the management team at a FTSE 250 company. He read Modern History at Oriel College, Oxford, and holds a Diploma in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins University's Bologna Centre.
Kara Colquhoun (Education)
Kara is married to Robert and they have three children. She home educates their eldest child. She has degrees in Biology from Royal Holloway, University of London and Medicine from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ School of Medicine, London. She is a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners and works part-time as a family doctor.
Robert is the Director of International Campaigns for 40 Days for Life, a pro-life organisation. He has a degree in History from King’s College London, a diploma in Philosophy from the University of Leuven and an MA in Pastoral Education from Maryvale Institute. He is the author of the book: A Pure Heart Create For Me: Theology of the Body Today. He lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and three children.
Roy Peachey has taught in a number of different Catholic schools. He has degrees in English, History, and Chinese Studies and is currently working on a PhD in Theology and Literature at the University of Nottingham. He is the author of several books including: "Out of the Classroom and into the World: How to Transform Catholic Education," and "Did Jesus go to School?".