Rev. Msgr. Todd Lajiness

Rector/President

BA, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, 1990;

STB, STL, Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, 1993, 1995;

PhL, PhD, University of St. Thomas, Rome, 2000, 2002.

Ordained priest, 1995.

Assistant Professor of Philosophy.


Rev. Stephen Burr

Vice Rector/Dean of Seminarian Formation

AB, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, 1998;

MDiv, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, 2002.

D.Min. (Candidate), The Catholic University of America

Ordained priest, 2002.

Instructor of Theology.


Rev. Timothy Laboe

Dean of Studies

BA, University of Notre Dame, 1987;

JD, Catholic University, 1990;

MDiv, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, 1999;

STL, University of St. Thomas, Rome, 2009;

STD, University of St. Thomas, Rome, pending.

Ordained priest, 1999.

Instructor of Theology.


Ann Marie Connolly

Director of Finance/Treasurer

BBA, University of Michigan, Dearborn, 1980;

MST, Walsh College, 1995.

Certified Public Accountant.

Senior Professional in Human Resources


Dave Kelley

Director of Development and Stewardship

BBA, Michigan State University, 1976;

MS, Central Michigan University, 1994.


John Duncan

Facilities Director

BA Business Administration/Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management, Michigan State University, 1978;

Master of Science in Accountancy, Walsh College, 1992.


Rev. Daniel Jones

Director of Graduate Seminarians

BA, University of Michigan, 1975, MA, Eastern Michigan University, 1989;

MA, Eastern Michigan University, 1993; STB, Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, 1996;

STL, STD, Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum, Rome, 2000, 2003.

Ordained priest, 1997. Associate Professor of Theology.


Rev. Msgr. Daniel Trapp

Graduate Spiritual Director

AB, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, 1980;

STB, Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, 1983;

STL, STD, Athenaeum Sant'Anselmo, Rome, 1987, 1989.

Ordained priest, 1984.

Associate Professor of Systematic Theology, Liturgy, Sacraments.


Fr. Clint McDonnell

Director of Undergraduate Seminarians

A.B., Bowling Green State University, 2000;

B.Ph., M.Div., Sacred Heart Major Seminary, 2004, 2008;

S.T.B., S.T.L., Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome, 2008;

Ph.L., Catholic University of America;

Ph.D., (candidate) Catholic University of America.

Ordained a priest, 2008

Assistant Professor of Theology


Fr. Peter Ryan, SJ

Undergraduate Spiritual Director Director of Liturgy

B.A. Loyola College in Maryland 1974

M.A. Gonzaga University, 1982

M.A. and Ph.L. Philosophy, Gonzaga University, 1985

M.Div. Regis College, Toronto, 1987

S.T.L., S.T.D., Gregorian University, Rome, 1991, 1996

Ordained a priest, 1987

Professor of Theology


Edmundo Reyes

Director of Institutional Advancement

BA, Monterrey Institute of Technology, 1999