Administration & Academic Faculty


Msgr. Peter I. Vaccari    

Reverend Monsignor Peter I. Vaccari
Rector of Saint Joseph's Seminary

S. T. L. Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, North American College



Reverend Thomas V. Berg*   Website
Vice Rector and Director of Admissions

Moral Theology
Ph.D., Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum, Rome
Ph.L., Gregorian University, Rome
M.A., Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT




Reverend Charles Caccavale*
Moral Theology
S.T.D. Academy of St. Alphonsus, Lateran University, Rome




Mrs. Barbara Carey
Director of Library Services

MA. St. Joseph's Seminary
LS Palmer School of Library Sciences, C.W. Post




Reverend William Cleary*
Biblical Theology
Ph.D., Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.




Reverend Monsignor Michael J. Curran
Director of Assessment & Accreditation

Moral Theology
S.T.D. Academy of St. Alphonsus, Pontifical Lateran University, Rome




Reverend William Elder *
Canon Law
J.C.D., Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome




Reverend Matthew Ernest*
Director of Liturgical Formation

Liturgical Theology / Sacramental Theology
S.T.D., Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.


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Dr. Donna Eschenauer
Associate Academic Dean

Pastoral Theology
Ph. D., Fordham University, New York



Dr. Michael Hoonhout
Dogmatic Theology
Ph.D., Boston College



Reverend Kevin O'Reilly*
Academic Dean

Dogmatic Theology
S.T.D., Gregorian University, Rome




Reverend Luis F. Saldaña
Director of Spiritual Formation
S.T.L., Gregorian University, Rome



Reverend Charles S. Szivos
Director of Pastoral Formation

M.A., New York University



Mr. Ryan Williams
Associate Academic Dean

Ph.D., (cand.), Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.



Reverend Nicholas Zientarski*
Dean of Seminarians

Sacramental Theology/Liturgy
S.T.L., Catholic University of America



      * Member of the Resident Priests Advisory Board
  • Administrative Staff

Cynthia Harrison
Director of Communication & Technology
M.A., East Carolina University


Danielle Pizzola
Coordinator of Outside Activities 


Kathleen Russell
M.A., St. Joseph's Seminary & College


Ronald Tuttle
B.S., Lehman College


Theresa Villela

Contact Us

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St. Joseph's Seminary
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