Seminary Faculty

Formation Faculty  
Rev. Msgr. James Moroney
College of the Holy Cross, B.A., 1976
Pontifical Gregorian University, S.T.B., 1979
Catholic University of America, S.T.L., 1991
On Sabbatical
Sacred Liturgy
Rev. Christopher O’Connor
Saint John’s Seminary, A.B., 1994; M.Div., 1998
Catholic University of America, Ph.L., 2004
Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, S.T.L., 2010
Vice Rector
Rev. Joseph Briody
National University of Ireland, Maynooth, B.A., 1991
Pontifical University, Maynooth, B.Ph., 1991; B.D., 1994; S.T.L., 1996
Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome, L.S.S., 2000
Sacred Scripture
Msgr. Marc Caron
Bowdoin College, A.B., 1985
Catholic University of America, S.T.B., 1989; S.T.L., 1997
University of St. Mary of the Lake (Mundelein), S.T.D. (Candidate)
 msgr-caron Director of Sacred Liturgy
Sacred Liturgy
Rev. Romanus Cessario, O.P.
Saint Stephen’s College, B.A., 1967; M.A., 1969
Dominican House of Studies, S.T.B., 1970; S.T.L., 1972
Université de Fribourg, S.T.D., 1980
[Curriculum Vitae]
Rev. James J. Conn, S.J.
Fordham University, A.B., M.A., J.D.
Woodstock College, M.Div.
University of Pennsylvania, A.M.
Pontifical Gregorian University, J.C.L., J.C.D.
Canon Law
Rev. Ryan W. Connors 
Boston College, B.A., 2005
Pontifical Gregorian University, S.T.B., 2011
Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, S.T.L., 2013; S.T.D., 2018
 rev-connors  Moral Theology
Rev. David A. Pignato
College of the Holy Cross, B.A., 1992
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1995
Angelicum University, S.T.B., 2000; S.T.L., 2002; S.T.D., 2010
Director of Human Formation
Rev. Edward Riley
Boston College, B.S., 1984
Saint John’s Seminary, A.B., 1996;
M.Div., 2000
Director of Pastoral Formation/Dean of Men
Rev. Stephen E. Salocks
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, B.S., 1972
Saint John’s Seminary, M.Div., 1979
Pontifical Biblical Institute, S.S.L., 1987
Interim Rector
Sacred Scripture
Rev. Raymond Van De Moortell
Saint Louis University, A.B., 1970
Jesuit School of Theology, Berkeley, CA, Th.M.,1976; M.Div.,1976
Stanford University, Ph.D., 1982
University of California, Berkeley, M.L.I.S., 1988
Spiritual Direction Faculty    
Rev. Msgr. John R. McLaughlin, Director of Spiritual Formation
Boston College, B.A., 1980
Saint John’s Seminary, M.Div., 1995
Director of Spiritual Formation
Rev. Michael MacInnis,
Saint John Seminary, B.A., 1996
Weston Jesuit School of Theology, M.Div., 1999
Weston Jesuit School of Theology, Th.M., 2001
 rev-macinnis  Spiritual Director
Rev. Joseph F. Scorzello
Saint John’s Seminary, B.A., 1966
Pontifical Gregorian University, S.T.B., 1968; S.T.L., 1970
Boston College, M.A., 1978, Ph.D., 1995
Spiritual Director


Rev. James Sullivan, O.P.,
Providence College, B.A., 1989
The Catholic University of America, Ph. L., 1993
Dominican House of Studies, S.T.B./M.Div., 1994; S.T.L., 1996
 rev-sullivan Spiritual Director
Adjunct Spiritual Directors    
Rev. David Barnes
Rev. Casey Beaumier, S.J.
Rev. David Cavanagh
Rev. Brian Dunkle, S.J.
Rev. John Grieco
Rev. Robert Keane, S.J.
Rev. Tu Kieu
Rev. Paul McNellis, S.J.
Rev. Huy Nguyen
Rev. Juan Carlos Rivera, S.J.
Rev. Michael Simone, S.J.
Rev. Ronald K. Tacelli, S.J.
Rev. John Tokaz, O.F.M., Cap.
Teaching Faculty    
Prof. Janet Benestad
Marymount College, B.A., 1969
Boston College, M.A., 1971
 prof-benestad  Philosophy
Dr. Stephen Fahrig
Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, B.S., 1996
Weston Jesuit School of Theology, S.T.L., 2008
Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, S.T.D., 2013
Sacred Scripture
Rev. Peter W. Grover, O.M.V.
Pontifical University of Saint Thomas, B.A., S.T.B.
Princeton University Theological Seminary, Th.M.
Boston College, S.T.L., S.T.D. (Cand.)
 Classical Languages/Scripture
Dr. Janet Hunt, FAGO, 
Oberlin College Conservatory of Music, B.Mus., 1976
Southern Methodist University, M.M., 1978
University of North Texas, D.M.A, 1995
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Prof. Paul Metilly
Franciscan University of Steubenville, B.A., 1993
International Theological Institute, Austria, S.T.M., 1999
Catholic University of America, Ph.L., 2009, Ph.D. (Candidate)
paul-metilly Philosophy
Dr. Ann Orlando
University of New Orleans, B.S.E.S.
Stanford University, M.S.E.E.
Saint John’s Seminary, M.A.
Weston Jesuit School of Theology, S.T.L.; S.T.D.
  Church History
Dr. John Skalko
The University of St. Thomas, B.A., 2008;
M.A., 2012;
Ph.D., 2018
 prof-skalko Philosophy
Adjunct Faculty    
Dr. Angelica Avcikurt
University of Chicago, B.A.
Georgetown University, M.A.T.
Hacettepe University, Turkey, Ph.D.
Spanish Language
Rev. Walter Carreiro
University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, B.A., 1976
Pope Saint John XXIII Seminary, M.Div., 1995
Portuguese Language
Dr. Philip Crotty
College of the Holy Cross, A.B.
Harvard University, A.M.
Boston University, M.B.A., Ed.D.
Oxford University, England, M.Sc.
Northeastern University, D.B.A., (Honorary)
Classical Languages
Dr. Angela Franks
University of Dallas, B.A.
Catholic University of America, M.A.
Boston College, Ph.D.
Rev. John J. Grimes
Saint John’s Seminary, A.B.; M.Div.
Andover Newton Theological School, D.Min.
Boston University, S.T.M.; Ph.D.
Pastoral Counseling
Rev. Mark Mahoney
Saint John’s Seminary, B.A., M.Div.
Catholic University of America, J.C.L.
Canon Law
Dr. Leonard Maluf
Magdalene College, B.A.
Latin Pontifical Biblical Institute S.S.L.
Pontifical Gregorian University, S.T.D.
Sacred Scripture
Prof. Marcus Otte
University of Central Florida, B.A., M.A.
Boston College, Ph.D. (Candidate)
Rev. Tadeusz Pacholczyk
University of Arizona, B.A., B.S.
Yale University, Ph.D.
Pontifical Gregorian University, S.T.B.; S.T.L.
Dr. Richard A. Spinello
Boston College, A.B., M.B.A.
Fordham University, Ph.D.