Faculty

Rev. Gerald J. BednarBednar
Professor of Systematic Theology

A.B., 1968, The University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana

M.A., 1971, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

J.D., 1974, The University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana

M.Div., 1983, Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, Cleveland, Ohio

Ph.D., 1990, Fordham University, Bronx, New York

At Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, 1990

 

Rev. G. David Bline,  M.Div.
Lecturer in Pastoral Studies
Spiritual Director

B.A.,  1985, University of Akron (Child Life specialization), Akron, Ohio

M.Div., 1998, Saint Mary Seminary, Wickliffe, Ohio

Spiritual Direction Certification, 2019, Institute of Priestly Formation, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska

At Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, 2020

 

Sr. Lisa Marie Belz, OSU, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies

B.A., 1983, Ursuline College, Pepper Pike, Ohio

M.A., 1995 Boston College, Boston, Massachusetts

M.T.S., 2005 University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana

Ph.D., 2013 Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois

At Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, 2018

 

Rev. J. Mark Hobson Hobson
Assistant Professor of Homiletics

B.A., 1979, Borromeo College of Ohio, Wickliffe, Ohio

M.A., 1986, Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, Cleveland, Ohio

M.Div., 1986, Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, Cleveland, Ohio

D.Min., 2013, Aquinas Institute of Theology, St. Louis, Missouri

At Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, 2013

 

Dr. Edward KaczukKaczuk
Professor of Liturgical-Sacramental Theology

A.B., 1975, St. Vincent College, Latrobe, PA

M.Mus., 1977, Indiana Univ., Bloomington, IN

Ph.D., 2006, Kent State Univ.

At Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, 1995

 

Rev. Joseph M. KoopmanKoopman
Associate Professor of Moral Theology

A.B., 1996, Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio

M.A., 2001, Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, Cleveland, Ohio

M.Div., 2001, Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, Cleveland, Ohio

S.T.L., 2007, Accademia Alfonsiana, Rome, Italy

S.T.D., 2009, Accademia Alfonsiana, Rome, Italy

At Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, 2009

 

Rev. Mark A. LatcovichLatcovich
Professor of Pastoral Theology

A.B., 1977, Borromeo College of Ohio, Wickliffe, Ohio

M.Div., 1981, Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, Cleveland, Ohio

M.A., 1986, Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, Cleveland, Ohio

Ph.D., 1996, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

At Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, 1992

 

Rev. John E. ManningManning_J
Associate Professor of Church History

B.A., 1968, Borromeo College of Ohio, Wickliffe, Ohio

M.Div., 1972, Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, Cleveland, Ohio
M.A., 1973, John Carroll University, University Hts., Ohio

D.Min., 2007, SaintMary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, Cleveland, Ohio

At Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, 2013

 

Rev. J. Patrick Manning, Jr.
Professor of Historical Theology and Church History

B.A., 1974 Athenaeum of Ohio, Cincinnati, Ohio

S.T.B., 1977 Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome, Italy

M.A. in Pastoral Theology, 1978, Pontificia Universitas Gregoriana, Rome, Italy

M.Ed. in Religious Education, 1987, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

Ph.D. in Systematic Theology, 1998, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

At Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, 2015

 

Sr. Mary McCormick, O.S.U.Mccormick
Professor of Systematic Theology

B.S. in Ed., 1978, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio

M.A., 1986, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

M.R.E., 1991, Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana

Ph.D., 2001, Fordham University, Bronx, New York

At Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology 1997

 

Rev. Mark S. Ott
Assistant Professor of Sacred Scripture

B.A., Franciscan University Steubenville

M.Div., 2001 Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology

M.A., 2001 Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology

S.S.L., 2010, Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome

At Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology 2012

 

Mr. Alan K. RomeRome
Librarian

A.B., 1976, The University of Texas at Austin

M.LS., 1978, The University of Texas at Austin

At Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, 1987

 

 

Rev. George SmigaSmiga-sm-2
Professor of Sacred Scripture/Homiletics

B.A.       1971 Borromeo College of Ohio Wickliffe, Ohio

M.Div.   1975 Saint Mary Seminary, Cleveland, Ohio.

S.T.L.    1983 Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, Italy.

S.T.D.    1985 Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, Italy

At Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, 1985

 

Rev. Christopher J. Trenta
Assistant Professor of Liturgical-Sacramental Theology

B.B.A. 1997 University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

M.Div., M.A. 2009 Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, Wickliffe, OH

S.L.L., 2017 S.L.D.(cand) 2020 Pontifical Liturgical Institute Sant’Anselmo. Rome. Italy

At Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, 2019

 

Rev. Andrew B. TurnerTurner
Director of Field Education
Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology

B.S., 1998, Ohio University

M.Div., 2006, Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology

M.A., 2006, Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology

S.T.L, 2019, Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome

D.Min., 2019, Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology

At. Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, 2013

 

Rev. Michael G. WoostWoost
Associate Professor of Liturgical-Sacramental Theology

B.A., 1980, Borromeo College of Ohio, Wickliffe, Ohio

M.Div., 1984, Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, Cleveland, Ohio

M.A., 1986, Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, Cleveland, Ohio

S.T.L., 2000, The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.

S.T.D., (cand), The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.

At Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, 2000

 

Rev. Gary D. YanusYanus-sm
Professor of Canon Law

B.A., 1970, Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio

M.Div., 1981, Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, Cleveland, Ohio

J.C.D., 1990 Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Urbe, Rome, Italy

At Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, 2006

 

Sr. Mary Brendon Zajac, SNDBrendon-sm
Professor of Pastoral Theology (Catechetics and New Evangelization)

B.S., 1970, Notre Dame College of Ohio, Cleveland, OH

M.Ed. 1980, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH

M.A. (Theology), 2007, Walsh University, North Canton, OH

D.Min., 2009, Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, Cleveland, OH

At Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology, 2011

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