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Fr Dinesh Braganza SJ


Fr. Dinesh Braganza, SJ
Date of Birth:  19-10-1964

Ecclesiatical Studies

  • PhD (Counselor Education and Supervision), Loyola University Maryland, 2016
  • MS (Pastoral Counseling), Loyola University Maryland, 2013
  • BTh (Bachelor of Theology), Jnana-Deepa Vidyapeeth, Pune, 2001
  • BPh (Bachelor of Philosophy), Jnana-Deepa Vidyapeeth, Pune, 1996

 

 Secular Studies

  • MA (Formative Psychology), Sadhana Institute, Lonavala, 2008
  • BSc (Agriculture), Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyappeth, Rahuri, 1985

  • Lecturer in Dept. of Social Sciences, JDV since 2016
  • Psychological assessment of candidates to Jesuit provinces, 2016
  • Teaching , Assistant for Research methods, Statistics & Psychological Testing at Loyola University Maryland,      2012-2015
  • Superior of Jesuit Scholasticate, Premal Jyoti, Ahmedabad, 2008 – 2010
  • Director, Jesuit Pre-novitiate, Ahmedabad, 2003 – 2005
  • Assistant parish priest, Loyola parish, Ahmedabad, 2002 – 2003
  • Teacher, English Course for Tribals, St. Xavier’s School, Surat, 2001 – 2002

  1. Gonsalves, F., Tete, A., & Braganza, D. J. (Eds). (2018). My way or God’s way? Neo-Gnosticism and Neo-Pelagianism in interdisciplinary perspective. Pune: Jnana-Deepa Vidyapeeth / Indian Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (ISPCK).
  2. Braganza, D. J., & Shiju Joseph, (2018). Catholic youth in India and direction in life. Pune: Jnana-Deepa Vidyapeeth
  3. Braganza, D. J. (2017). Perspectives on affective maturation. In Human Formation in Major Seminaries, 178 – 192. Eds. Kochuthara, S. G., Devassy, V. P., & Kattampally, T. T. Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications.
  4. Braganza, D. J. & Noronha K. (2017). Character Strengths and organizational climate. In Transcendence: Exploring social entrepreneurship through identity. 53 – 61. Eds. Venkatachalam, R., Balkawade, M., & Nahvi, A. C. Pune: St. Mira’s College for Girls.
  5. Braganza, D.J. (2016). Nurturing Psycho-Spiritual Growth and Integration through the Core Transformation Process. Loyola University Maryland, (dissertation).
  6. Braganza, D.J., & Piedmont, R. L. (2015).  The impact of the Core Transformation process on spirituality, symptom experience, and psychological maturity in a mixed age sample in India:  A pilot study. Journal of Religion and Health, 54, 888 – 902. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10943-015-0049-y
  7. Piedmont, R. L. & Braganza, D. J. (2015).   Psychometric evaluation of responses to the NEO-PI-3 in a multi-ethnic sample of adults in India.  Psychological Assessment, 27, 1253 – 1263. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pas0000135
  8. Fox, J., Gutierrez, D., Haas, J., Braganza, D. J., Berger, C. (2015).  A phenomenological investigation of Centering Prayer using conventional content analysis. Pastoral Psychology; 64(6)6, 803 – 825. http://dx.doi.org.ezp.lndlibrary.org/10.1007/s11089-015-0657-1

Email:  dineshbsj@gmail.com / dinesh.braganza@jdv.edu.in
Tel: 020-27007504; Mob: 8308120031

Address: Papal Seminary, Nagar Road
Ramwadi, Pune – 411014