Georgetown backdrop

People

Jean Marie Thior headshot

Jean Marie Thior

Profile

This individual is not a direct affiliate of the Berkley Center. S/he has contributed to one or more of our events, publications, or projects. Please contact the individual at her/his home institution.

Brother Jean Marie Thior is the national secretary of the National Office of Catholic Teaching of Senegal (Office National de l'Enseignement Catholique du Sénégal, ONECS) and a member of the Congregation of the Brothers of Saint Gabriel. He has been coordinating activities related to Catholic teaching, including education and instruction, across the seven dioceses of Senegal since 2011. Thior also represents the interests of Catholic education in front of the minister of education. After attending Catholic primary and secondary schools in Senegal, he studied philosophy and theology at the Catholic University of Angers in France.