Newman Theological College
Faculty and Staff


Departments

Student Services

Administration

Faculty

Sessional Faculty

Professor Emeritus

 

A - Z Index

Ayeni, Rev. Dr. Ayodele
Andrews, Dr. Garry
Bernatsky, Sr. Dr. Zoe
Bittman, Most Rev. Gregory
Bloos, Doreen
Casavant, Rev. Sylvain
Craig, Rev. Shayne
Creurer, Dr. Philip
Croteau, Robert
Derksen, Jim
Fachet, Rev. Paul
Flaman, Dr. Paul
Gauthier, Rev. Robert
Gawlinski, Lorna
Gerwing, Sr. Audrey
Hero, Rev. Stephen
Kambeitz, Sr. Dr. Teresita
Kasha, Lorraine
Kubat, Rev. Kazimierz
Kulmatycki, Shirley
Lavoie, Most Rev. Sylvain
Lehman, Wanda
Lunde, Connie
MacDonald, Rev. Dr. Don
Marien, Michael
Maxwell, Michelle
McKeon, Dr. Robert
McKeown, Dr. Leslie
Milanowski, Adam
Miller, Dr. Gwen
Motiuk, Most Rev. David
Norman, Rev. Dr. Dave
Paszek, Dr. Ted
Patsula, Rev. Frank
Penna, Rev. Stefano
Perrault, Leah
Quist, Paul
Rolfes, Debra
Saulnier, Maria
Saulnier, Dr. Stéphane
Sheard, Dr. Robert
Sittler, Blake
Smith, Joel
Solomon, Sr. Eva
Szablewski, Rev. Andrew
Terrio, Most Rev. Paul
Talarico, Sandra
Vervoort, Br. Donatus
Wiesner, Most Rev. Gerald
West, Dr. Jason
Wotherspoon, Barbara

 

 

 

Executive Administration

 
 

Dr. Jason West

B.A. (Laurentian), M.A. (Waterloo), Ph.D. (Waterloo)

President/Academic Dean Rm. 2-01
Philosophy

All inquiries, invitations and correspondence to the President and Academic Dean should be directed to the Executive Assistant.

 
 

Rev. Stefano Penna

B.A, (Saskatchewan), S.T.B., (Regis), M.Div.,(Toronto School of Theology), S.T.L., (Gregorian), M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. (Candidate), (Yale)

Vice President of College Development & Advancement  Rm. 2-02
Systematic Theology, Philosophy

All inquiries, invitations and correspondence to the Vice President should be directed to the Executive Assistant.

 
 

Michelle Maxwell

Executive Assistant to the President, to the VP for College Development & Advancement, and to the Academic Dean

Website, Social Media, Advertising

2nd Floor Administration

780.392.2455

michelle.maxwell

 
 

Student Services

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Maria Saulnier

B.Sc. (Hon)

Registrar  Rm. 1-03

780.392.2451

maria.saulnier 

 
 

Doreen Bloos

M.Div. (Newman)

Dean of Students, Lay Formation Rm. 1-02

780.392.2450 ext. 5225

doreen.bloos

 
 

Lorraine Kasha

Administrative Assistant
Reception

780.392.2450 ext. 5221

lorraine.kasha

 
 

Shirley Kulmatycki

Bookstore Manager

780.392.2457

bookstore

 
 

Administration

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Robert Croteau

Facilities Manager Rm. 1-01

780.392.2453

rcroteau

   
   

Jim Derksen

B. Mus., M.L.I.S., M.T.S.

Librarian

780.392.2454

library

   
   

Lorna Gawlinski

C.A.

Director of Finance
Pastoral & Administration Offices, Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton

780.469.1010  ext. 2229

lgawlinski

   
   

Connie Lunde

Director of Foundation St. Joseph Seminary and NTC
Pastoral & Administration Offices, Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton

780.469.1010 ext. 2232

clunde 

   
   

Joel Smith

Office Systems Administrator Rm. 2-09

780.392.2444

jsmith

   
   

Adam Milanowski

Systems Analyst Rm. 2-09

780.392.2450 ext. 5246

amilanowski

   
   

Faculty

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Doreen Bloos

M.Div. (Newman)

Dean of Students, Lay Formation  Rm. 1-02

780.392.2450 ext. 5225

doreen.bloos 

   
   

Sr. Dr. Zoe Bernatsky, SSMI

RN (Misericordia School of Nursing), B.Sc. (Sask), M.H.A.(Toronto),M.T.S.(Berkeley), S.T.L. (Santa Clara),S.T.D., (Santa Clara)

Pastoral Theology  Rm. 2-03

780.392.2450 ext. 5250

zoe.bernatsky

   
   

Rev. Sylvain Casavant, p.s.s.

B.A., M.Div.,S.T.L. (Teresianum)

Liturgical, Spiritual, Pastoral
St. Joseph's Seminary

780.392.2445  ext. 6228

sylvain.casavant 

   
   

Rev. Shayne Craig, p.s.s

B.A. (Victoria), M.Div. (Newman), S.T.L. (Gregorian)

Systematic Theology
St. Joseph Seminary

780.392.2445 ext. 6222

shayne.craig

   
   

Rev. Robert Gauthier, p.s.s.

B. Ph., B.Th, (Lateran); L.Th. (Montreal), L.Th. (John Paul II Institute, Lateran)

Moral Theology
St. Joseph Seminary

robert.gauthier

   
   

Rev. Stephen Hero

B.A., S.T.B., S.T.L. (Angelicum), S.L.L. (Sant’Anselmo)

Rector
St. Joseph Seminary

780.392.2447

stephen.hero

   
   

Rev. Dr. Donald H. MacDonald O.F.M.

S.T.L (Ottawa), Ph.D. (Strasbourg)

Systematic Theology Rm. 2-04

780.392.2450 ext. 5235

don.macdonald 

   
   

Rev. Dr. David Norman O.F.M.

B.Comm. (BC), B.Th., M.Th. (Newman), Ph.D. (Fribourg)

Department Head, Systematic Theology Rm. 2-06

780.392.2450 ext. 5233

dave.norman

   
   

Rev. Stefano Penna

B.A, (Saskatchewan), S.T.B., (Regis), M.Div.,(Toronto School of Theology), S.T.L., (Gregorian), M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. (Candidate), (Yale)

Vice President of College Development & Advancement
Systematic Theology, Philosophy

780.392.2450 ext. 5223

stefano.penna 

   
   

Dr. Stéphane Saulnier

Bachelor of Theology program director; Sacred Scripture, History, Foundation Department (Chair) 

Old Testament, New Testament, Early Church History, Patristic Theology Rm. 2-05

780.392.2450 ext. 5234

(Profile)

stephane.saulnier

   
   

Rev. Andrzej Szablewski, p.s.s.

B.Th., Psychology Licence (Gregorian)

Liturgical, Spiritual, Pastoral St. Joseph Seminary

780.392.2445 ext. 6224

andrew.szablewski 

   
   

Sandra Talarico

B.A. (Alberta), B.Ed. (Alberta), M.Ed. (Portland), G.D.R.E. (Newman), M.R.E. (Newman)

Director of Religious Education and Certificate Programs Rm. 2-08

780.392.2450 ext. 5239

sandra.talarico 

   
   

Dr. Jason West

B.A. (Laurentian), M.A. (Waterloo), Ph.D. (Waterloo)

President/ Academic Dean Rm. 2-01
Philosophy

780.392.2448

jason.west 

   
   

Sessional Faculty

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Dr. Garry Andrews – Religious Education
B.A. (Sask.); B.Ed. (Sask.); M.A. (Bemidji State University); Ph.D. (C&I)
andrews.garry (at) gmail.com

   
   

Rev. Dr. Ayodele Ayeni C.S.Sp. – Sacred Scripture
Dip. Phil., B.A. (Nsukka, Nigeria), Dip. Latin (P.U.U., Rome), M.A. (Duquesne University, PA), Ph.D. (Dominican University, Ottawa)
aayoayeni (at) yahoo.com

   
   

Most Rev. Gregory Bittman – Canon Law
B.Sc. (University of Alberta), B.A.., M.Div. (Seminary of Christ the King), S.T.L. (Catholic University of America)
gbittman 

   
   

Rev. Dr. Philip Creurer, F.S.S.P. - Canon Law
B.A, LI.B. (Sask.), J.C.L./M.C.L., J.C.D./Ph.D (Ottawa)
pac (at) fssp.org

   

Rev. Paul Fachet omi - Sacred Scripture
B.A. (Ottawa); S.T.L. (Gregoriana); L.S.S. (Pontifical Biblical Institute)
fachet (at) queenshouse.org

   
   

Dr. Paul Flaman Theology
B.A., (Sask), S.T.B., S.T.L., S.T.D. (Angelicum, Rome)
paul.flaman (at) ualberta.ca

   
   

Sr. Audrey Gerwing, N.D.S. - Religious Education
B.PhEd. (Alberta), M.R.E., M.Div. (Toronto)
aamgerwing (at) aol.com

   
   

Sr. Dr. Teresita Kambeitz O.S.U. – Religious Education
A.R.C.T. (piano), B.A. and B.Ed. (U of Sask), M.R.E. (St. Michael's, Toronto), M.Ed. and Ph.D. (O.I.S.E., U of Toronto)
teresita (at) sasktel.net

   
   

Most Rev. Sylvain Lavoie, O.M.I. - Aboriginal Studies
B.A. (Sask.), B.Th. (Newman)

   
   

Ms. Wanda Lehman - Religious Education
B.Ed. (Calgary), M.R.E. (Newman), G.C.C.S.A. (Newman)
wanda.lehman (at) starcatholic.ab.ca

   
  

Mr. Michael Marien Religious Education
B.A., M.A., (Western), B.Ed. (Queen’s), G.D.R.E., M.R.E. (Newman)
mmarien (at) me.com

   
   

Dr. Robert McKeon Systematic Theology, Social Teaching
B.S. (Manhattan), M.Ed. (Montana), B.Th., M.Th. (Newman), Ph.D. (Toronto)
bmckeon

   
   

Dr. Leslie McKeown Spiritual Theology, Systematic Theology
Dip. Arch. (London), M.Div., M.Th. (Newman), Ph.D. (Wales)
mckeown.les (at) gmail.com

   
   

Most Rev. David Motiuk Eastern Christian Studies, Canon Law
B.Th., B.C.L., M.C.L., (Ottawa), Ph.D. (Rome)
bishop (at) edmontoneparchy.com

   
   

Dr. Ted Paszek – Religious Education
B.A.; B.Ed. (U. of Alberta); B.R.E (NTC); M.Ed.; Ph.D. (U. of Alberta)
tpaszek (at) ualberta.ca

   
   

Ms. Leah Perrault – Pastoral Theology
B.A., M.A. (Campion College University of Regina)
leah.perrault (at) gmail.com

   
   

Mr. Paul Quist – Theology
B.Sc. (Trinity Lutheran College, Washington), G.D.C.S. (Regent College, Vancouver), M.Div. (Luther Seminary , MN), S.T.L. (Pontifical Lateran University, Rome)
paulsquist (at) yahoo.com

   
   

Ms. Debra Rolfes Sacred Scripture
B.A.,(Sask), M.A. (University of California, LA), C.A.C.E. ,(Sask), M.T.S. (College of Emmanuel and St. Chad)
debora.rolfes (at) usask.ca

   
   
  

Dr. Robert Sheard Theology
B.A. (Carleton), B.Ed. (Queens), M.Ed. (Carleton), Ph.D. (St. Michael’s)
drrbsheard (at) gmail.com

   
   

Mr. Blake Lane Sittler – Theology
B.A.(Sask.), M.Div. (Newman)
codirector (at) saskatoonrcdiocese.com

   
   

Sr. Eva Solomon CSJ, D. Min  Aboriginal Studies
CSJ, D. Min.
evasolomon (at) shaw.ca

   
   

Most Rev. Paul Terrio - Philosophy
B. A. (Concordia), L. Th. (Montreal), Cert. Ed.(Concordia), Ph. L. (Gregorian)
paul.terrio 

   
   

Bishop Gerald Wiesner Pastoral Theology
B.A. (Ottawa University), M.Th. S.T.L.. (St. Paul’s University, Ottawa)

   
   

Ms. Barbara Wotherspoon Religious Education
B.A., B.Ed. (Sask.), G.D.R.E., M.R.E. (Newman)
barbwotherspoon (at) hotmail.com

   
   

Professor Emeritus

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Br. Donatus Vervoort ndl Church History
B.Ed. (The Netherlands), B.Ed., M.A. (Alta.), M.A. Liturgy (Notre Dame)

   

 

 

Dr. Gwen Miller - Philosophy, Systematic Theology, Moral Theology
B.Ed. (Alberta), B.R.E., B.Th., M.Th. (Newman), Ph.D. (Claremont)

 

 

Rev. Frank Patsula - Canon Law
J.C.L (Ottawa)

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