The Seminary

Preparing men as priests after the heart of Christ

The Seminary offers an outstanding priestly formation program based on the Bishops’ Program of Priestly Formation and in the spirit of Pastores dabo vobis of St. Pope John Paul II.

In addition to the B.A., M.A., and M.Div. theology degrees, the Seminary is the oldest pontifical faculty in our country and awards the S.T.B., S.T.L., and S.T.D. theology degrees by the authority of the Holy See.

At St. Mary’s, the nationally recognized Knott Library and the Raymond Brown Center provide outstanding theological and biblical resources for all academic programs.

Welcome to St. Mary's

Peace Be With You! Welcome to the St. Mary’s Seminary & University website! I hope you will find our website interesting and useful.

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Your Priestly Calling

A Priestly Calling: A Series of Reflections, Part I

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About Us

Welcome to the website of St. Mary’s Seminary and University, the oldest Catholic seminary in the United States.

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Faculty

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Theological College

Rev. Phillip J. Brown, P.S.S.
Associate Professor of Canon Law
President-Rector,
Vice Chancellor, The Ecclesiastical Theological Faculty
B.A., Music, The University of Michigan
J.D., University of North Dakota
S.T.B., The Catholic University of America
J.C.D., J.C.L., Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome

Fr. Burke 2012Rev. Thomas Burke, O.SS.T.
Associate Professor of Systematic Theology,
Dean of the School of Theology,
Praeses, The Ecclesiastical Theological Faculty
B.A., S.T.M., S.T.D., St. Mary’s Seminary & University

Karen L. Carducci
Adjunct Instructor of Biblical Languages
B.A., University of Dallas
M.A., Duke University
Ph.D. (Cand.) The Catholic University of America

Rev. Patrick M. Carrion
Adjunct Instructor of Pastoral Theology
B.A., University of Maryland (Baltimore County)
S.T.B., S.T.M., St. Mary’s Seminary and University
M.A., Johns Hopkins University

Scott A. Cooper
Adjunct Professor of World Languages
B.A., Heidelberg University
M.A., University of Louisiana-Lafayette
M.A., St. Mary’s Ecumenical Institute

Rev. Dr. Chris Dreisbach
Adjunct Instructor of Systematic and Moral Theology
M.A., Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University

Patricia Fosarelli
Adjunct Lecturer in Pastoral Theology,
Associate Dean, Ecumenical Institute of Theology,
E.I. Distinguished Dunning Lecturer in Spirituality and Practical Theology

M.A., St. Mary’s Seminary & University
M.D., University of Maryland
D.Min., Wesley Theological Seminary

Fr. FultonRev. Msgr. David I. Fulton
Associate Professor of Moral Theology,
Richard and Barbara Fisher Professor of Social Thought

B.A., St. Mary’s Seminary & University
J.C.L., J.C.D., Pontifical Gregorian University
S.T.D., University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Rome)

Mike Gorman_111Michael J. Gorman
Raymond E. Brown Professor of Biblical Studies and Theology
B.A., Gordon College
M.Div., Ph.D. Princeton Theological Seminary

 

Rev. Shawn D. Gould
Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology
B.A., University of Notre Dame
J.D., University of California, Berkeley
M.Div., S.T.L., S.T.B., University of St. Mary of the Lake

Fr. Griswold_073Rev. Edward J. Griswold
Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology,
Henry J. and Marion I. Knott Professor of Homiletics
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Vice Rector
B.A., S.T.L., St. Mary’s Seminary and University
M.Ed., Rutgers University
D.Min., Aquinas Institute of Theology

Emily Hicks
Lecturer in English
B.A., Franciscan University of Steubenville
M.A., St. Mary’s Ecumenical Institute

 

Rev. Msgr. Richard B. Hilgartner
Adjunct Instructor of Systematic Theology
B.S., Mount St. Mary’s College
M.Div., St. Mary’s Seminary & University
S.T.L., S.T.D. (Cand.), Pontificio Ateneo Sant’Anselmo (Rome)

Father Hurst 2Rev. Thomas R. Hurst, P.S.S.
Associate Professor of Sacred Scripture,
B.A., Niagara University
S.T.M., S.T.L., St. Mary’s Seminary & University
M.A., Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

 

Dr. Laytham 2012Rev.  D. Brent Laytham
Professor of Theology,
Dean, The Ecumenical Institute of Theology
B.A., Mid-America Nazarene College
M.Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Duke University

Fr. LeavittRev. Robert F. Leavitt, P.S.S.
Professor of Systematic Theology,
France-Merrick University Professor

B.A., S.T.B., S.T.L., S.T.D., St. Mary’s Seminary & University

 

faculty-staff-8-25-16_22Patricia LeNoir
Assistant to the President for Institutional Excellence,
Director, Youth Theological Studies
Adjunct Lecturer in Faith Studies

B.S., Kutztown University
M.A., The Catholic University of America

Rev. Paul Maillet, P.S.S.
Associate Professor of Biblical Theology
B. Music, Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester
M. Music, Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University
M.Div., Mount St. Mary’s Seminary
S.T.L., S.T.D., The Catholic University of America

Rev. Daniel F. Moore, P.S.S.
Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology
B.A., M.A., S.T.B., St. Mary’s Seminary & University
S.T.L., S.T.D., Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome

Brandon T. Parlopiano
Adjunct Visiting Assistant Affiliate Professor of History
B.S., The University of Scranton
M.A., Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

Rev. Steven Roth
Adjunct Instructor of Pastoral Theology
B.A., M.S., University of Scranton
S.T.B., M.Div., S.T.L., St. Mary’s Seminary & University

Deacon George Russell
Adjunct Lecturer in Philosophy
B.A., St. Francis College
M.A./Ph. L., Ph.D. The Catholic University of America

Bill Scalia_099Bill Scalia
Lecturer in English
B.A. M.A., University of Louisiana at Monroe
Ph.D., Louisiana State University

 

faculty-staff-8-25-16_06Peter Paul Seaton, Jr.
Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.A., M.A./Ph.L., The Catholic University of America
Ph.D., Fordham University

 

Rev. Gilbert Seitz
Adjunct Instructor of Canon Law
B.A., St. Mary’s Seminary and University
M.Div., Mount St. Mary’s Seminary
J.C.L., The Catholic University of America

Rev. Gladstone H. Stevens, P.S.S.
Associate Professor of Systematic Theology
B.A.,

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Pillars of Formation

St. Mary’s Seminary & University has designed its theological curriculum and priestly formation program with the expressed purpose of preparing its seminarians to assume greater and more demanding pastoral responsibilities immediately following ordination.

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Admissions

The School of Theology is the program for the theological formation of seminarians at St. Mary’s Seminary & University. The School of Theology offers degree programs and courses primarily to resident Catholic seminarians.

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Book Lists Fall 2019

Fall 2019 Books Lists

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Community Life

The first principle in Sulpician priestly formation is that it is formation-in-community.

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Bishops & Vocation Directors

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Alumni

Alumni Days: October 19 & 20, 2016

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Catalog

Download the 2017-18 School of Theology and The Ecclesiastical Theology Faculty Academic Catalog.

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Accreditation & Educational Effectiveness

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Contact Us

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