Faculty & Staff

Staff & Administrative Support

Faculty: Spring 2018

  • Fr. Damien Dougherty, O.F.M. S.S.L. in Sacred Scripture, Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome; S.T.D. inBiblical Theology, Pontifical University Antonianum, Rome and Jerusalem. Fr.Dougherty has extensive teaching experience including Kenrick-Glennon Seminary,the Permanent Diaconate Program of the St. Louis Archdiocese, Notre DamePontifical Institute in VA, and St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in PA. He has alsoserved as a chaplain at St. Anthony's Hospital in Alton and a formator for theSisters of St Francis of the Martyr St. George. He has been teaching for PaulVI since 1991, offering courses in scripture, theology and Franciscanspirituality.
  • Dr. Gresham, PhD in Religious Studies, Baylor University,Waco TX. Dr. Gresham has taught for Paul VI since 2001 and now serves asDirector of the Institute. Dr. Gresham's academic experience includes serviceas professor, librarian and administrator at Sterling College, FranciscanUniversity of Steubenville, Fontbonne University and Kenrick-Glennon Seminary.He has traveled a spiritual journey from Evangelical and Pentecostal rootsthrough the Anglican tradition and finally home to the Catholic Church in 1996.He is the author of Jesus 101 and Holy Spirit 101 (Liguori). Dr. Greshamteaches courses in theology and prayer.
  • Jane Guenther, M.Div. Aquinas Institute of Theology. Mrs.Guenther is the Director of the Catholic Renewal Center in the Archdiocese ofSt. Louis. She is past president of the National Service Committee for CatholicCharismatic Renewal and now serves on the board of the International CatholicCharismatic Renewal Services (ICCRS) in Rome. She has extensive experience in parishministry, administration, teaching, spiritual direction and healing anddeliverance ministry. Mrs. Guenther teaches courses in theology andspirituality.
  • Deborah Johnson, M. A. in Theology, Administration ofReligious Education Programs, Saint Louis University. Deborah serves as AcademicDean, Campus Minister and Theology Teacher at St Dominic High School inO'Fallon. She also has a BS in Special Education from U.M.S.L. and worked withspecial needs students and their teachers at St. Joachim and Ann School in St.Charles where she served as teacher and principal. She teaches courses inReligious Education. 
  • Fr. Phil Krill, D. Min. Liturgical Theology, GraduateTheological Foundation, South Bend, IN. Fr. Krill is pastor of St Gertrudeparish in Krakow and St Ann parish in Clover Bottom. In addition to hispriestly ministry, Fr. Krill has previous experience as director of religiouseducation and formation, chemical dependency counselor, and total qualitymanagement trainer. His published worksguide readers in contemplative Trinitarian readings of scripture and churchteaching. He teaches courses in theology, liturgy and spirituality.
  • Lynne Lang, MS in Restorative Practices, InternationalInstitute for Restorative Practices, Bethlehem, PA (anticipated completion2018); MS Health Administration, Lindenwood University, St Charles, MO. Mrs.Lang is the Director of School Climate for the Archdiocese of St. Louis andcreator of Virtue-Based Restorative Discipline (VBRD), a national Catholiccomprehensive initiative to address bullying. She began offering herRestorative Discipline Summer Institute in 2013 and has trained CatholicSchools in 14 states and in Belize. She is author of Virtue-Based Restorative Discipline: Comprehensive Guide (OurSunday Visitor) and other resources for implementing VBRD. She teaches coursesin Virtue-Based Restorative Discipline.
  • Dr. Sebastian Mahfood, Ph.D. in Literature, St. LouisUniversity, M.A.s in Theology & Philosophy, Holy Apostles College andSeminary, Cromwell, CT. Dr. Mahfood is Professor of Interdisciplinary Studiesand Vice-President of Holy Apostles College and Seminary. He is co-author of Catholic Realism: A Framework for theRefutation of Atheism and Evangelization of Atheists and author of Radical Eschatologies: Embracing theEschaton in the work of [African authors] Thiong'o, Farah and Armah. His lectures on The Narrative Spirituality of Dante's Divine Comedy were publishedby Now You Know Media. Dr. Mahfood is a lay Dominican with many years ofexperience serving Catholic higher education as educational technologist,administrator and teacher. He is helping Paul VI launch our new Classics ofChristian Culture program, with a guided tour through Dante's depictions ofhell, purgatory and paradise. 
  • Dr. James McCullogh, Ph.D. in Theology, University of St.Andrews, Scotland. Former Assistant Dean and Professor of Theology at PillarCollege, N.J., Dr. McCullogh has more recently taught as an adjunct atLindenwood, Maryville, SLU and Webster here in the St. Louis area. He is authorof Sense and Spirituality: The Arts andSpiritual Formation (Cascade Books). He has many years of experience incampus ministry as a staff member of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. Arecent convert to the Catholic Church, Dr. McCullogh teaches courses inScripture, Theology, and Religious Education.
  • Sr. Adriane Torrisi, S.D.S.H. Doctorate in Music (DMA),Temple University, PA; M.A. in Theology (in progress) Christendom GraduateSchool of Theology, VA. Sr. Torrisi leads the other sisters of the SocietyDevoted to the Sacred Heart stationed here in St. Louis in offering retreatsfor parishes, schools and families throughout the Archdiocese. She teachesCatechetical Methods to seminarians in the Cardinal Glennon College and KenrickSchool of Theology. At Paul VI, she teaches courses on prayer and catechesis.
  • Dr. Shawn McCauley Welch, Ph.D. in Moral Theology, MarquetteUniversity, Milwaukee, WI. Dr. Welch is Associate Professor of Moral Theologyat Kenrick-Glennon Seminary where she regularly teaches courses on FundamentalMoral Theology and Social Ethics and has also taught courses on the NewFeminism of John Paul II and the Feminine Genius in Edith Stein. She serves anumber of dioceses as an instructor in their permanent diaconate programs,teaching courses on fundamental moral issues, medical ethics and social ethicsfor such dioceses as Belleville, IL, Owensboro, KY, Louisville KY and others.For Paul VI she teaches Moral Theology and other courses.