Westminster Abbey supplies most of the academic faculty of the Seminary. A number of qualified ordained and lay volunteer faculty also teach some of the courses in the Philosophy and Theology programs.

Faculty of Philosophy

Rt. Rev. John Braganza OSB

Rt. Rev. John Braganza OSB

Sacred Music

B.A., Seminary of Christ the King, 1989; M.Div., Seminary of Christ the King, 1991; studies in Education, Western Washington University, summer 1992, 2000, 2001; S.T.L. Pontifical University of St Thomas Aquinas “Angelicum”, Rome 1997.

Mr. Raphael Donnelly

History, Speech - Drama

B.A., Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park CA, 1979; J.D., University of the Pacific, Sacramento CA, 1984.

Fr. Benedict Lefebvre OSB

Fr. Benedict Lefebvre OSB

Latin

B.A., Seminary of Christ the King, 2001; B.Th., Seminary of Christ the King, 2004; S.S.L., Pontificium Institutum Biblicum, Rome, 2008.

Fr. Peter Nygren OSB

Fr. Peter Nygren OSB

Philosophy, Psychology

B.A., Seminary of Christ the King, 1989; M.Div., Seminary of Christ the King, 1991; M.A., Simon Fraser University, 1994.

Fr. Joseph Park OSB

Fr. Joseph Park OSB

Biology, Sociology

B.A., Seminary of Christ the King, 1990; M.Div., Seminary of Christ the King, 1991; M.Ed., Western Washington University, 1997.

Dr. Stephen Ogden

English Literature

B.A., Simon Fraser University, 1990
M.A., University of British Columbia, 1992
Ph.D., Simon Fraser University, 2003.

Fr. Alban Riley OSB

Fr. Alban Riley OSB

English Literature, Religious Studies, Latin, History

B.A., Queen’s University, 1979; B.Th., Seminary of Christ the King, 1984; S.T.L., Pontifical International College of St Anselm, Rome, 1989.

Br. Maximus Spoeth

Br. Maximus Spoeth

Religious Studies, History of Philosophy, Latin

B.A., Thomas Aquinas College, 2001; Ph.L. Pontifical University of St Thomas Aquinas “Angelicum”, Rome 2015.

Mr. Frank C. Turner

Speech - Drama

B.F.A. (Acting), University of Alberta, 1975.

Faculty of Theology

Rt. Rev. John Braganza OSB

Rt. Rev. John Braganza OSB

Sacred Music Coordinator, Dogmatic Theology, Spirituality, (Pastoral Liturgy)

B.A., Seminary of Christ the King, 1989; M.Div., Seminary of Christ the King, 1991; studies in Education, Western Washington University, summer 1992, 2000, 2001; S.T.L. Pontifical University of St Thomas Aquinas “Angelicum”, Rome 1997.

Fr. Matthew Gerlich OSB

Fr. Matthew Gerlich OSB

Moral Theology

B.A., University of Alberta, 1980; graduate studies in Economics, Queen’s University, 1980-81; M.Div., Seminary of Christ the King, 1992; S.T.L., Accademia Alfonsiana, Pontifical Lateran University, Rome, 1996.

Fr. Vincent Hawkswell

Fr. Vincent Hawkswell

Homiletics

Seminary Studies, Pontifical Beda College, Rome. Priesthood 1981.

Fr. Benedict Lefebvre OSB

Fr. Benedict Lefebvre OSB

Sacred Scripture

B.A., Seminary of Christ the King, 2001; B.Th., Seminary of Christ the King, 2004; S.S.L., Pontificium Institutum Biblicum, Rome, 2008.

Fr. Anthony Nguyen OSB

Fr. Anthony Nguyen OSB

Canon Law

B.Sc., University of British Columbia, 2004; B.Th., Seminary of Christ the King, 2009; Diploma, Priestly Formation, Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, 2013; S.T.L. Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, 2014; J.C.L. University of the Holy Cross (Santa Croce) 2017.

Fr. Joseph Park OSB

Fr. Joseph Park OSB

Social Sciences

B.A., Seminary of Christ the King, 1990; M.Div., Seminary of Christ the King, 1991; M.Ed., Western Washington University, 1997.

Fr. Alban Riley OSB

Fr. Alban Riley OSB

Vatican II Documents, Church History, Patristics, (Pastoral Liturgy)

B.A., Queen’s University, 1979; B.Th., Seminary of Christ the King, 1984; S.T.L., Pontifical International College of St Anselm, Rome, 1989.