Faculty and Academic Administration

Reverend Monsignor Peter I. Vaccari  


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

Reverend Thomas V. Berg*   Website

Director of Admissions

Moral Theology

Ph.D., Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum, Rome

Mrs. Barbara Carey

Associate Director of Library Services

MA. St. Joseph's Seminary,

MLS Palmer School of Library Sciences, C.W. Post 

Reverend Charles Caccavale*

Moral Theology

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

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 *

Dogmatic Theology

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.

Doctor Donna Eschenauer

Associate Academic Dean

Pastoral Theology, Religious Education, and Catechetics

Ph. D., Fordham University, New York

Reverend Monsignor Charles Fink

Director of Spiritual Formation

M.Div., Seminary of the Immaculate Conception Huntington, New York

Mr. Terence Gallagher, M.S.L.

Director of Library Services and Consortium Coordinator

M.L.S., Queens College

M.S.L., Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies

Doctor Katherine Hayes


Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

 Reverend Joseph Henchey, C.S.S.

Dogmatic Theology

S.T.D., Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas, Rome

Doctor Michael Hoonhout

Dogmatic Theology

Ph.D., Boston College

Reverend Monsignor Michael F. Hull


S.T.D., Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome

Reverend Kevin O'Reilly*

Academic Dean

Dogmatic Theology

S.T.D., 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


  • Adjunct Faculty
  • Administrative Staff

Doctor Enrique Aguilar


S.S.D., Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome

Reverend Solanus Benfatti, C.F.R.

Dogmatic Theology

S.T.L., Pontifical University Antonianum, Rome

Reverend John S. Bonnici

Moral Theology

S.T.D., John Paul II Institute

Reverend Michael J.S. Bruno

Ecclesiastical History

S.T.D. Pontifical Lateran University, Rome

 Doctor Steven Buglione


Ph.D., Fordham University

Reverend Peter John Cameron, O.P.


S.T.L. Dominican House of Studies

Reverend Peter Dugandzic

Moral Theology

S.T.D. Alfonsiana, Rome

Marie Bridget Dundon


Licentiate, Royal Academy of Music, London

Mr. Robert Huber

Sacred Scripture

M.A., Saint Joseph's Seminary

Reverend Joseph W. Koterski, S.J.

Moral Theology

Ph.D., St. Louis University

Reverend Joseph T. Lienhard, S.J.

Dogmatic Theology

Dr.theol.habil., University of Freiburg

Reverend John O'Neil

Dogmatic Theology

Ph.D., D.Min., Graduate Theological Foundation, Indiana

Sister Marie Pappas, C.R.


A.P.D., Fordham University, New York

Doctor Jennifer Pascual

Sacred Music

D.M.A., Eastman School of Music

Brother Owen Sadlier, O.S.F


S.T.L. (cand.), Catholic University of America

Reverend Timothy J. Scannell


Ph.D., Fordham University

Reverend Tadeuz Trela


S.S.L., Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome

Doctor John Tricamo


Ph.D., New York University 



Kathleen Russell, MA, MBA

Registrar, Yonkers Campus

Deacon William Casey, M.A.

Registrar, Huntington Campus

Therese Villela

Bursar, Huntington Campus

 Joseph J. Liberatore, CPA, MBA

Executive Director of Finance

Ronald Tuttle


B.S., Lehman College

 Meghan McGuiness-Myers

Director of Development

Cynthia F. Harrison

Director of Communications

M.A., East Carolina University


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