Faculty & Staff

Our institute hosts leading academics who contribute to a truly unique educational experience in Eastern Christian Studies.

Alexander Laschuk

Fr. Alexander Laschuk, JCD, PhD

Father Alexander M. Laschuk, (Олександер М. Лящук) JCD, PhD, is Executive Director of the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute in addition to being Judicial Vicar of the Toronto Regional Tribunal. He […]

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Rev. Dr. Andrew Summerson

Fr. Andrew Summerson joins the faculty of Theology as Assistant Professor of Greek Patristics and Eastern Christian Studies for the 2021-2022 school year.  He holds a doctorate in Patristic Theology […]

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Dr. Brian Butcher

Brian Butcher

Brian A. Butcher has taught for the Institute for the past seven years; at Saint Paul University in Ottawa, as Assistant Professor, he offered courses in both Eastern and Western […]

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Dr. Daniel Galadza

Dr. Daniel Galadza

Daniel Galadza was assistant professor at the Chair of Liturgical Studies and Sacramental Theology of the Catholic Theology Faculty in the University of Vienna from 2013 to 2018. He is […]

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Right Rev. Dr. Andriy Chirovsky

Fr. Andriy was born in 1956 in New Jersey. He is the Founding Director of the Sheptytsky Institute and was the Peter and Doris Kule Professor of Eastern Christian Theology […]

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Rev. Dr. Peter Galadza

Very Rev. Dr. Peter Galadza

Peter Galadza, a Ukrainian Greco-Catholic priest, was Kule Family Professor of Liturgy at the Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies. After completing his M.Div. at Chicago’s Catholic Theological Union in […]

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Bishop Borys Gudziak

Bishop Borys Gudziak received a degree in theology from Rome’s Urbaniana University in 1983 and then returned to America, where he earned a doctorate in Slavic and Byzantine Cultural History […]

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Bishop David Motiuk

Bishop David Motiuk, former rector of Holy Spirit Seminary, and now Bishop for the Eparchy of Edmonton holds a doctorate in Eastern Canon Law from the Pontifical Oriental Institute in […]

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Bishop Hlib Lonchyna

Bishop Hlib Lonchyna is a Studite hieromonk who completed his doctorate in liturgy at the Papal Urbanian University and at the Papal Oriental Institute in 2001. His field of expertise […]

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Gregory Bloomquist

Gregory Bloomquist is a full professor in the Faculty of Theology at Saint Paul University in Ottawa and is a specialist on the Gospels, as well as Rhetoric (ancient and […]

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Prof. Achiel Peelman

Prof. Achiel Peelman is an Oblate of Mary Immaculate and a full professor in the Faculty of Theology at Saint Paul University who earned a doctoral degree in Religious Sciences. […]

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Prof. Adam Deville

Prof. Adam Deville is a subdeacon of the Ukrainian Catholic Church and associate professor at University of Saint Francis as well as the editor of our journal, Logos, A Journal […]

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Prof. Andrew Quinlan

Prof. Andrew Quinlan is a specialist in Byzantine Liturgy with particular expertise in the Triodion. He was a full-time professor, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level, substituting for Prof. […]

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Prof. Andrew Sorokowski

Prof. Andrew Sorokowski received his Ph.D. from the University of London School of Slavonic and East European Studies in 1991. He taught THO 2138 Eastern Christian History at the summer […]

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Prof. Andrii Krawchuk

Prof. Andrii Krawchuk was a full-time professor specializing in Ukrainian and Eastern Church History from 1998 until 2004. He taught a number of graduate courses: THO 6375 Ethnoreligious Conflict in […]

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Prof. Andriy Fedun

Prof. Andriy Fedun, the Rev. Monk Alipiy, taught THO 3310 Selected Topics in Eastern Christian Spirituality II: The Jesus Prayer – The History of its Development and Theology at our […]

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Rev. Prof. Alexander Baran

Rev. Prof. Alexander Baran (1926-2004) was a Ukrainian Catholic priest and professor emeritus from the University of Manitoba, who specialized in Byzantine and Ukrainian Church history, as well as in […]

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Archimandrite Boniface Luykx

Archimandrite Boniface Luykx (1915-2004) taught THO 2306 Selected Topics in Eastern Christian Liturgy at Mount Tabor (Summer 1997 and 1998) and team taught THO 2306 Reform and Renewal in Byzantine […]

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John Kevin Coyle

John Kevin Coyle was a long time professor at Saint Paul University specializing in Development of Christian Thought and Augustine, was a friend of the Institute, and had a great […]

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Very Rev. Archpriest Robert Anderson

Very Rev. Archpriest Robert Anderson served as the first pastor of Ukrainian Greek Catholic parishes in Wilton, N.D. and Chatham Ontario; and from 1990 until his death in 2010, St. […]

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ev. Prof. Russel Yaroslav Dybka

Rev. Prof. Russel Yaroslav Dybka was a Redemptorist from Winnipeg who taught THO 2181 Eastern Christian Spirituality in the summer program at Ukrainian Catholic University (Summer 2001).

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Alexander Laschuk

Fr. Alexander Laschuk, JCD, PhD

Father Alexander M. Laschuk, (Олександер М. Лящук) JCD, PhD, is Executive Director of the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute in addition to being Judicial Vicar of the Toronto Regional Tribunal. He […]

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