Very Rev. Stephen P. Burr

Rector/President

AB, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, 1998;

MDiv, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, 2002.

D.Min., The Catholic University of America 2019.

Ordained priest, 2002.

Instructor of Theology.


Rev. Charles Fox

Vice Rector/Dean of Seminarian Formation

BA, University of Michigan, 1999;

BPhil, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, 2002;

MDiv, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, 2006;

STB, Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome, 2006;

STL, Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome, 2015;

STD (candidate), Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome 2018.

Ordained priest, 2006.

Assistant Professor 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;

Ed.D. (Candidate), Concordia University.

Certified Public Accountant.

Senior Professional in Human Resources


Dr. Michael McCallion

Interim Dean, Institute for Lay Ministry 

Rev. William Cunningham Chair of Catholic Social Analysis

AB, Sociology - Wayne State University 1982

MA, Theology - University of Notre Dame 1985

MA, Sociology - Wayne State University 1987

PhD, Sociology - Wayne State University 1996


John Duncan

Director of Facilities Management

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

Master of Science in Accountancy, Walsh College, 1992.


Rev. Pieter van Rooyen

Director of Graduate Seminarians

B.A., Michigan State University, 2004

B.Phil., Sacred Heart Major Seminary, 2006

M.Div., Sacred Heart Major Seminary, 2010

S.T.B., Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome, 2010

S.T.L., Pontifical Gregorian University, 2015

S.T.D., Pontifical Lateran University, 2017

Ordained a priest 2010

Asst. Professor of Theology


Fr. Clint McDonell

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

B.A. Loyola College in Maryland 1974

M.A. Gonzaga University, 1982

M.A. and Ph.L. Philosophy, Gonzaga University, 1985M.Div. Regis College, Toronto, 1987


Rev. Stephen Pullis 

Director of Graduate Pastoral Formation/Director of Liturgy

B.A., Madonna University, 2006

BPhil, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, 2007

MDiv., Sacred Heart Major Seminary 2011

STB, Sacred Heart Major Seminary 2011

STL, Sacred Heart Major Seminary 2017

Ordained a Priest 2011

Instructor 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.