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Faculty & Staff

Leadership

Very Rev. Daniel M. Leonard

Rector

S.T.L. Dogmatic Theology 1999 – Athenaeum Pontificium Regina Apostolorum
Ph.D. Philosophy 1997 – Pontifical Gregorian University
Ph.L. Philosophy 1990 – Pontifical Gregorian University

Rev. John Nepil

Vice-Rector | Formation Advisor | Assistant Professor

S.T.D. Sacred Theology 2019 – Pontifical University of the Holy Cross
S.T.L. Sacred Theology 2017 – Pontifical University of the Holy Cross
M.Div. 2011 – St. John Vianney Theological Seminary
S.T.B. Sacred Theology 2011 – Pontifical Lateran University

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Formation Faculty

Rev. Adam Bradshaw

Rev. Adam Bradshaw

Formation Advisor

S.T.B. Pontifical Lateran University
M.Div. St. John Vianney Theological Seminary

Rev. Daniel Eusterman

Lecturer

S.T.D. Sacred Theology 2022 candidate – Pontifical University of the Holy Cross
S.T.L. Sacred Theology 2018 – Pontifical University of the Holy Cross
S.T.B. Sacred Theology 2016 – Pontifical Gregorian University

Rev. Geronimo Gonzalez

Rev. Geronimo Gonzalez

Formation Advisor

S.T.B. - Pontifical Lateran University
M.Div. - St. John Vianney Theological Seminary

Rev. Rocco Porter

Rev. Rocco Porter

Formation Advisor

Msgr. Bernie Schmitz

Msgr. Bernie Schmitz

Spirituality Year Formation Advisor

M.A. St. Thomas Seminary

Rev. Braden Wagner

Director of Spirituality Year

M.Div. 2011 – St. John Vianney Theological Seminary
S.T.B. Sacred Theology 2011 – Pontifical Lateran University

Academic Faculty

Dr. Alphonso Pinto

Academic Dean | Associate Professor

S.T.D. Dogmatic Theology 2008 – Pontifical University of the Holy Cross
S.T.L. Dogmatic Theology 2005 – Pontifical University of the Holy Cross

Dr. Thomas McLaughlin

Director, Pre-Theology Cycle | Associate Professor

Ph.D. Philosophy 2001 – University of St. Thomas, Houston

Rev. Gary Selin

Director, Theology Cycle | Associate Professor

S.T.D. Sacred Theology 2011 – Catholic University of America
S.T.L. Sacred Theology 2006 – Catholic University of America
S.T.B. Sacred Theology 2003 – Pontifical Lateran University

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Rev. Matthew Book, V.F.

Lecturer

S.T.L. Sacred Theology, Liturgy & Sacraments 2017 – Liturgical Institute at University of St. Mary of the Lake
S.T.B. Sacred Theology 2012 – St. John Vianney Theological Seminary

Rev. Jose Antonio Caballero

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Theology 2008 – Athenaeum Pontificium Regina Apostolorum
S.T.L. Sacred Scripture 2001 – Pontifical Biblical Institute
S.T.L. Dogmatic Theology 1997 – Athenaeum Pontificium Regina Apostolorum
S.T.L. Licentiate in Sacred Theology 1997 – Athenaeum Pontificium Regina Apostolorum

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Rev. Giovanni Capucci

Lecturer | Judicial Vicar, Metropolitan Tribunal & Office of Canonical Affairs | Vice Rector of Redemptoris Mater

J.C.D. Canon Law 2012 – San Pio X Canon Law Faculty
J.C.L. Canon Law 2009 – San Pio X Canon Law Faculty
S.T.B. Sacred Theology 2003 – Pontifical Lateran University

Rev. Daniel Cardo, S.C.V.

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Theology 2015 – Liverpool Hope University
S.T.L. Sacred Theology 2006 – Pontifical Bolivarian University of Medellin
S.T.B. Sacred Theology 2002 – Pontifical Bolivarian University of Medellin

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Rev. William Clemence

Lecturer, Rector Redemptoris Mater Missionary Seminary

S.T.L. Theology & Patristic Studies 2018 – Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum
S.T.B. Theology 2013 – St. John Vianney Theology Seminary

Rev. Gregory Cleveland, O.M.V

Lecturer

M.A Spiritual Theology 1994 – St. John’s School of Theology
M.Div. 1994 – St. John’s School of Theology

Dr. Gregory Creed

Lecturer

Ph.D. Counselor Education & Supervisions 2006 – University of Northern Colorado

Rev. Emilio Franchomme

Instructor

M.Div. 2004 – St. John Vianney Theological Seminary
S.T.B. Sacred Theology 2004 – Pontifical Lateran University

Rev. José Granados

Rev. José Granados

Instructor

S.T.D. Pontifical Gregorian University

Rev. Andreas Hoeck

Professor

Chair of Sacred Scripture

S.S.D. Sacred Scripture 2001 – Pontifical Biblical Institute (Rome)
S.S.L. Sacred Scripture 1997 – Pontifical Biblical Institute (Rome) & École Biblique et Archéologique Française (Jerusalem)
S.T.B. Sacred Theology 1992 – Institutum Sapientiae (Anápolis, Brazil)

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Dr. Jonathan Krause

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Philosophy 2015 – The Catholic University of America

Marcela Laumann

Marcela Laumann

Lecturer

Rev. Daniel Moloney

Assistant Professor

S.T.B. Sacred Theology 2007 – Pontifical University Holy Cross
Ph.D. Philosophy 2004 – University of Notre Dame

Mr. Charles Nolen

Director of Sacred Music and Organist | Instructor

M.M. Organ Performance 2008 – University of Memphis

Rev. Jose Noriega, D.C.J.M.

Lecturer

S.T.D. Sacred Theology 1999 – Pontificio Istituto Giovanni Paelo II
S.T.L. Sacred Theology 1993 – Pontificio Universidad del Norte de España
S.T.B. Sacred Theology 1991 – Pontificio Universidad del Norte de España

Rev. Angel Perez-Lopez

Associate Professor

S.T.L. Moral Theology 2013 – Pontifical University of the Holy Cross
Ph.D. Philosophy 2012 – Pontifical University of the Holy Cross
Ph.L. Licentiate Philosophy 2010 – Pontifical University of the Holy Cross
M.Div. 2005 – St. John Vianney Theological Seminary
S.T.B. Sacred Theology 2005 – Pontifical Lateran University

Rev. Israel Perez-Lopez

Lecturer

Ph.D. Philosophy 2016 – Pontifical University of the Holy Cross
Ph.L. Ethics & Anthropology 2013 – Pontifical University of the Holy Cross
S.T.B. Sacred Theology 2006 – San Fulgencio Seminary

Hung Pham

Lecturer

M.Div. 2011 – Jesuit School of Theology

Dr. Scott Powell

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Catholic Studies 2016 – Liverpool Hope University

Rev. Michael Rapp

Lecturer

S.S.D. Sacred Scripture Candidate – Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome
S.S.L. Sacred Scripture 2015 –Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome
M.Div. 2010 – Saint John Vianney Theological Seminary
S.T.B. Theology 2010 – Saint John Vianney Theological Seminary

Dr. Joshua Revelle

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Philosophy 2020 – The Catholic University of America

Rev. Mr. Robert Rinne

Lecturer

M.P.A. Public Administration 2002 – University of Colorado

Dr. Susan Selner-Wright

Associate Professor

Archbishop Charles Chaput Chair of Philosophy

Ph.D. Philosophy 1992 – Catholic University of America

Dr. Christopher T.M. West

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Religious and Medieval Studies – Yale University

Dr. Terrence C. Wright

Associate Professor

Ph.D. Philosophy 1992 – Bryn Mawr College

Rev. Eric Zegeer

Lecturer

D. Min. 2022 – Aquinas Institute of Theology

Spiritual Directors

Rev. Daniel Barron, OMV

Director, Spiritual Formation

M.A. Systematic Theology 1996 – St. John Seminary, Boston
M.Div. 1996 – St. John Seminary, Boston

Rev. Thomas Cannon, OMV

Spiritual Director

M.A. Theology 2011 – St. John Seminary, Boston, MA

Rev. James Thermos

Spiritual Director

M.Div. 2006 – St. John Vianney Seminary

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Psychological Services

Dr. David Kovacs

Director of Psychological Services

Psy.D. Psychology 2016 – Institute for Psychological Sciences

Dr. Elizabeth Walker

Staff Psychologist

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology 2000 – University of California, Los Angeles

Administrative Staff

Val Carey

Director of Operations & Administration

Vanesa Garcia

Financial Administrator

Patty Lunder

Institutional Coordinator

Darci Swain

Administrative Assistant

Library Staff

Stephen Sweeney, M.L.I.S.

Library Director

Tamara Conley, M.L.I.S.

Reference Librarian

Joseph McGrail

Library Circulation Assistant

Jennifer Murphy, M.L.I.S.

Library Cataloger

Kitchen & Service Staff