Rev. Charles Fox

Assistant Professor of Theology, Director of Graduate Seminarians, Director of Liturgy
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, Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome, 2018.
Bio / Information: 

Ordained priest, 2006


Sacred Heart Major Seminary – Detroit, Michigan


  • July 2013 to June 2015—Resident Formator
  • July 2017 to Present—Director of Graduate Seminarians, Director of the Liturgy, Assistant Professor of Theology

Archdiocese of Detroit – Detroit, Michigan
Secretary to the Archbishop– June 2009 to July 2013
St. Hugo Parish – Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Parochial Vicar – July 2007 to June 2009
Our Lady of Sorrows Parish – Farmington, Michigan
Parochial Vicar – October 2006 to June 2007





Spiritual and Theological Advisor for the Living Faith Fine Arts Apostolate (LFFAA)–2007 to 2015




  • Review of scripts for theological and spiritual content. Work with president-director on script editing.
  • Work with president-director on various aspects of developing the production The Cross and the Light (a theatrical presentation of the Stations of the Cross and the Stations of Light).
  • Spiritual Advisor and Board Member for St. Paul Street Evangelization (SPSE)—2012 to Present
  • Regular assistance to the president of this national apostolate with consultation, advice, and spiritual support.
  • Participation in the meetings and deliberations of the SPSE Board of Directors. Spiritual Advisor to the Fishermen’s Fund at Sacred Heart Major Seminary—2006-Present Retreat Master for Madonna University (twice—Lent and Advent)
  • Advent Theme: “Waiting for Christ”
  • Lenten Theme: “With Mary at the Foot of the Cross” Mission Preacher for 2008 Lenten Parish Retreat
  • St. Raphael Parish – Garden City, MI
  • Theme: “Suffering: the Path to Glory” Presenter at Pastoral Conference held at St. Francis Parish, Ann Arbor, Michigan--2008
  • Theme: “The Beatitudes and the Universal Call to Holiness” Missionary to Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Nova Descoberta, Recife, Brazil—May 2002 (three weeks) Pilgrimage Chaplain for two World Youth Days
  • Toronto (2002) and Sydney (2008)


The Relationship Between the Eucharist and Evangelization in the Sermons of Ronald A. Knox (doctoral dissertation), Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome, January, 2018
“‘Repent and Believe’: Moral Preaching in the New Evangelization”, Church Life, South Bend, Indiana: University of Notre Dame, 4 May 2017