Three new professors have joined the Sacred Heart School of Theology faculty, and a former part-time instructor has joined as full-time Associate Director of Human and Spiritual Formation.
Rev. Toan Do, a priest of the Archdiocese of Louisville, has been named assistant professor of Scripture. He holds Ph.D. and S.T.D. degrees from Katholieke Universiteit in Leuven, Belgium (Louvain) as well as other graduate degrees from Louvain and from The Catholic University of America. Fr. Do came to the United States from Vietnam in 1993 with his family as political refugees.
Rev. George Mangiaracina, OCD, a Booklyn, N.Y. native, will serve as assistant professor of systematic theology. He holds a Ph.D. from Catholic University of America, S.L.D. from Sant'Anselmo in Rome, and an M.A. from St. John's University in New York. He is the author of A Lenten Journey with Jesus Christ and St. John of the Cross (Christus, 2009).
Rev. Michael U. Udoekpo, a priest of the Diocese of Ikot Ekpene, Nigeria, will serve as an assistant professor of Scripture. He holds an S.T.D. from the Angelicum University in Rome and an M.A. from St. John's University in New York. He also completed coursework in the Ph.D. program at The Catholic University of America. A published author, he writes the blog “Sharing the Word of God.”
Rev. Stephen Malkiewicz, OFM, has been named full-time Associate Director of Human and Spiritual Formation. He had previously served the seminary as a part-time instructor of systematic theology, and will continue to do some classroom teaching. Fr. Malkiewicz holds an M.A. from the University of Notre Dame. A New Jersey native, Fr. Malkiewicz holds a certificate in Polish Studies.