St. John Vianney Seminary Lay Division

Faculty & Staff

Instructors have a Doctorate or Master’s Degree in Theology, Sacred Scripture or other related field. They impart a love for God and neighbor, based on their commitment to authentic Catholic teaching.

Dr. Nicholas Lebish

Director

  • Ed.D. Adult Catechesis. Graduate Theological Foundation, 2018 (expected).
  • D.Min. Theological Studies. Graduate Theological Foundation, 2015.
  • B.Phil. Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, 2006.
  • B.A. History and Religious Studies. San Diego State University, 2004.

At SJV Since 2015

Dr. Nicholas Lebish

Contact

303-715-3182
nicholas.lebish@archden.org




Jean Holden

Administrative and Communications Coordinator

  • Denver Catholic Biblical School, 2008.
  • Bachelor of Journalism in Public Relations, 1985. The University of Texas at Austin, TX.

At SJV Since 2016

Contact

303-715-3195
jean.holden@archden.org




Lori Swanson

Administrative and Events Coordinator

  • Certificate in Biblical Studies, Denver Catholic Biblical School. 2016.
  • Fine Arts History, University of Colorado Boulder.

At SJV Since 2015

Contact

303.715.3287
lori.swanson@archden.org




Derek Barr

Biblical School, Year 1 Lead Instructor

  • M.A. Biblical Theology, 2010. Augustine Institute
  • M.C.S. Criminal Justice, 2002. University of Colorado at Denver.
  • B.S. Criminal Justice, 1993. Metropolitan State College of Denver.

At SJV Since 2010

Derek Barr

Contact

303-715-3125
derek.barr@archden.org




Daniel Campbell

Biblical School, Year 2 Lead Instructor

  • M.A. Systematic Theology, 2011. Augustine Institute.
  • B.A. Psychology and Preprofessional Studies, 2004. University of Notre Dame.

At SJV Since 2012

Daniel Campbell

Contact

303-715-3101
daniel.campbell@archden.org




Deb Holiday

Biblical School, Year 3 Lead Instructor

  • M.A. Sacred Scripture. Augustine Institute.
  • B.A. Psychology. Rutgers University.

At SJV Since 2006

Deb Holiday

Contact

303-715-1149
deb.holiday@archden.org




Traci Dempsey

Biblical School, Year 4 Lead Instructor

  • M.A. Biblical Theology. Augustine Institute.
  • B.A. Finance. Northern Illinois University.

At SJV Since 2006

Traci Dempsey

Contact

303-715-3157
traci.dempsey@archden.org




Ashley Crane

Adjunct Instructor, Biblical School

  • M.A. Sacred Scripture, Augustine Institute, 2010.
  • B.A. Psychology and International Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2007.

At SJV Since 2012




Sr. Emmanuelle of the Lamb

Adjunct Instructor, Catechetical School

  • M.A., Systematic Theology Concentration, Augustine Institute, 2012.
  • Colorado Teacher’s License, Regis University, 2008.
  • B.A., Architecture & German studies, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, 2002.

At SJV Since 2012




Tomas Fuerte

Adjunct Instructor, Biblical School

  • B.A. Theology, Minors in Philosophy and History, 2000. Franciscan University of Steubenville.
  • S.T.B. Theology, 2002. Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome.
  • S.T.L. Theology, concentration Spiritually,  2004. Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome.

At SJV Since 2008




Patrick Gabriel

Adjunct Instructor, Biblical School

  • Ph.D. Systematic Theology, 2016 (expected). North Central Theological Seminary.
  • M.A. Pastoral and Scriptural Theology, 2011 from the Augustine Institute in Denver 2011
  • M.S. Instructional Design of Mathematics, 1998. Lasalle University.
  • B.A. Philosophy and Education, 1977. UNC.

At SJV Since 2014




Anthony Gallegos

Adjunct Instructor, Catechetical School

  • M.T.S. Augustine Institute, 2012.
  • B.Phil. Pontifical Lateran University, 2001.
  • B.A. Technical Journalism, Colorado State University, 1995.

At SJV Since 2015




Roger Goelitz

Adjunct Instructor, Biblical School 2016

  • M.A., Sacred Scripture, Augustine Institute, 2011.
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Wyoming, 1992.
  • B.S., Geology, University of Wyoming, 1976.

At SJV Since 2016




Denise Gustafson

Adjunct Instructor, Biblical School

  • M.A. Biblical Theology, Augustine Institute, 2011.
  • Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, California State University Fullerton, 1992.
  • B.A. Business Administration, California State University Fullerton, 1990.

At SJV Since 2012




John LaBarbara

Adjunct Instructor, Catechetical School Apologetics

  • New Testament Greek: Fuller Theological Seminary, 1988.
  • B.A. Scripture with a minor in Missions, Simpson University, 1986.

At SJV Since 2007




Gary Niemerg

Adjunct Instrutor, Biblical School

  • M.A. Theology, 2004. Franciscan University of Steubenville.
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, 1998. University of Missouri-Rolla.
  • B.S.  Electrical Engineering, 1989. University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana.

At SJV Since 2015




Margit McCarthy

Adjunct Instructor, Biblical School

  • M.A. Biblical Theology, 2014. Augustine Institute.
  • M.T.S, 1993. Spring Hill College.
  • B.S. Medical Technology, 1982. The University of Akron.

At SJV Since 2012




Michael Morris, Ph.D.

Adjunct Instructor, Biblical School

  • Ph.D. Biblical Studies, Trinity College, Dublin. 2016.
  • M.A. Scripture, Augustine Institute. 2008.
  • B.A. Business, University of Mary. 2006.

At SJV Since 2009-2011, 2016




Brian Wallisch

Adjunct Instructor, Catechetical School

  • M.A. Theology with an emphasis in Evangelization and Catechesis, Augustine Institute, 2010.
  • B.A. English Literature, Truman State University, 2006.

At SJV Since 2015




Sandy Wanzeck

Adjunct Instructor, Biblical School

  • M.A. Biblical Theology, Augustine Institute, 2012
  • B.B.A. West Texas State University, 1984

At SJV Since 2013