Rev. Marc P. Valadão, SJ, S.S.L.

Vice-Rector/Dean of Men/Director of Human Formation/Chair of Pastoral Studies & Sacred Scripture/Assistant Professor of Sacred Scripture


Fr. Marc Valadão, SJ, was born and raised in Fort Bragg, CA.  He joined the Society of Jesus in 2006 and was ordained a priest in 2016.  As part of his priestly formation, he taught religious studies, including Sacred Scripture, sacraments, and philosophy at the college preparatory level in California and Arizona.  While studying theology, he also assisted the Catholic chaplaincy service at San Quentin State Prison.  In addition, he has provided supply work as a parish priest in the Dioceses of Fresno, San Jose, and Stockton.

Selected Publications

Contributing researcher, The Holy Ghost Festas.  A Historic Perspective of the Portuguese in California.  Portuguese Heritage Publications of California, 2002. Five-page section on celebrations in Fort Bragg and Mendocino.



Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome, Italy
Licentiate in Sacred Scripture, Magna Cum Laude, 2019

Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University, Berkeley, CA
Master of Divinity and Bachelor in Sacred Theology, 2016

Fordham University, Bronx, NY
Master of Arts in Philosophical Resources, 2011

Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Master of Arts in International Relations, 2005
Concentration: Transnational Organizations and Leadership

Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service, 2002
Major: Regional and Comparative Studies with a concentration in Europe