A.B., M.Div., College of Liberal Arts, Director of Undergraduate Seminarians and Director of Undergraduate Pastoral Formation, Instructor of Theology. A.B., (Philosophy), Sacred Heart Major Seminary, 1998; M.Div., Sacred Heart Major Seminary, 2002. Ordained priest 2002. At SHMS 2008-
B.A., M.Div., STL, Vice Rector, Dean of Seminarian Formation. B.A. Wayne State University (Biology), 1983; M.Div., Sacred Heart Major Seminary, 1998; STL., Sacred Heart Major Seminary (University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Urbe (Rome)), 2008. Ordained priest, 1998. At SHMS 2010-
Fr. Battersby received his License in the New Evangelization from Sacred Heart Major Seminary, and is, presently pursuing a terminal degree at the University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Urbe (Rome) in Sacred Theology, in the area of Spirituality.
Fr. Battersby was born in 1960 and raised in Detroit.
Fr. Daniel Jones is a priest of the Archdiocese of Detroit, Associate Professor of Theology, and Director of Graduate Seminarians.
Born in 1953 in Detroit, he received a B.A. from the University of Michigan (history) in 1975, and lived as a member of The Servants of the Word, a lay brotherhood, for 15 years. He served in a variety of apostolates, working in European missions (Brussels and London) for five years, and as a junior high school teacher (Ypsilanti, MI) for nine years. During those years he obtained an M.A. in Education and an M.A. in English from Eastern Michigan University.
B.A. Accounting, Walsh College (1977); Certified Public Accountant (AICPA, MACPA); Certified in Project Management.
Fran is the Director of the Office of Financial Services at the Archdiocese of Detroit (2009 to present), and previously served as Director of the Office of Parish Support Services at the Archdiocese (2003-2009). Fran has thirty years’ business background in accounting, management, consulting, training, business administration, and project management, with specific knowledge of Archdiocese of Detroit financial policies and procedures.
Assistant Dean of Studies, Registrar & Director of Institutional Research
HIS 300: U.S. History to 1877 (3 cr)
MNS 101: Theology of Ministry (2 cr)
John Meldrum began his career in higher education in 2000 working as a student tour guide in the Office of Admissions at Oakland University (OU), where he was eventually brought on as a full-time employee. John worked in various departments at OU, including Undergraduate Admissions, Kresge Library, and Project Upward Bound.
Mrs. Fromm earned a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in International Relations/Russian language from Michigan State University in 1988, a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) in Marketing from University of Michigan - Dearborn in 1999, and a Master of Theology (M.A.) specializing in the New Evangelization from Sacred Heart Major Seminary in 2010.
Prior to working for the Catholic Church, Mrs. Fromm held positions in international sales and marketing for high-end household products and logistics companies.
Rev. Fr. Charles J. Canoy is a Catholic priest of the Diocese of Lansing in Michigan, specializing in the new evangelization. “Father Chas” was born in the Philippines in 1972, but he grew up in the midwestern college town of Columbia, Missouri.
Rev. Msgr. Todd Lajiness earned an AB in Philosophy at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in 1990. He completed an STB at the Pontifical Gregorian University in 1993, followed by an STL in Fundamental Theology also from the Pontifical Gregorian University in 1995.
Following his ordination to the priesthood in 1995, Msgr.
B.A., STL, Ph.D. Graduate School of Theology, Professor of Philosophy and Theology. Ph.D, Philosophy, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1981; Drs., Philosophy and Systematic Theology, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1977; S.T.L., University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome, (Angelicum), 2009; B.A., Philosophy, Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, Illinois, 1973. At SHMS since 2003.