Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology

Rev. Msgr. Joseph Reilly S.T.L, Ph.D.Reverend Monsignor Joseph R. Reilly, S.T.L., Ph.D.
Rector and Dean
Msgr. Joseph Reilly, a Mountainside native and 1987 graduate of Seton Hall University, was ordained a priest for service to the Archdiocese of Newark in 1991.  His first assignments were as a parochial vicar at St. Paul, Ramsey and St. Andrew, Bayonne.  In 1994, he served as priest-secretary to then Archbishop McCarrick, and in 1995 joined the staff of Seton Hall Prep, where he served as a faculty member and chaplain.  In 2002, he was named Rector of St. Andrew's Hall, and then was appointed Rector and Dean of Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology, effective June 20, 2012.  He holds a Bachelor of Sacred Theology from Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, a licentiate in Sacred Theology (STL) from Pontificio Istituto Teresianum, Rome, and a Doctorate in Philosophy from Fordham University.  He has served as a member of the Archdiocesan Priest Personnel Board, the Advisory Committee on Continuing Education and Ongoing Formation of Priests, the Archdiocesan Vocations Board, and the Board of Trustees of Seton Hall University.  Pope John Paul II named him a Chaplain to His Holiness in 2005, with the title of Reverend Monsignor. Read more »

Reverend Robert K. SuszkoReverend Robert K. Suszko, M.B.A., M.Div.
Vice Rector and Business Manager, was ordained to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Newark in 2002.  He served as parochial vicar at St. Catherine of Siena Church, Cedar Grove, from June 2002-January 2010, and at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, West Orange, from January 2010-October 2010.  In November 2010, he began his duties as Vice Rector/Business Manager/Director of Formation at Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology. Read more »

Fr Christopher CiccarinoReverend Christopher M. Ciccarino, S.S.L., S.T.D.
Reverend Christopher Ciccarino, Associate Dean and Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies, grew up in Scotch Plains, New Jersey, and is the youngest of five sons of the late Frank and Judy Ciccarino. He attended Bucknell University, majoring in history and religion, then entered seminary. After a year of Pre-Theology at Immaculate Conception Seminary, he continued at the North American College in Rome. He completed an S.T.B. at the Pontifical Gregorian University and was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Newark on May 25, 1996. Father Ciccarino’s first assignment was as priest secretary to Archbishop Theodore McCarrick. He later became a parochial vicar at St. Michael's in Union, New Jersey. Archbishop John Myers appointed him to the faculty of Immaculate Conception Seminary and asked him to return to Rome for graduate studies. Father Ciccarino completed an S.S.L. at the Pontifical Biblical Institute and an S.T.D. at the Pontifical Gregorian University. His dissertation topic was “‘Christ our Passover has been Sacrificed’ (1Cor 5,7). An Investigation into a Pauline Metonymy.”

Dianne TrafletDianne M. Traflet, J.D., S.T.D.
Dianne M. Traflet, J.D., S.T.D., Associate Dean and Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology,earned a J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law, an M.A. in Catholic Theology and Pastoral Ministry from The Institute of Advanced Studies of Catholic Doctrine, St. John’s University, and an S.T.L. and an S.T.D. from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (The Angelicum), Rome. Dr. Traflet is the founder and co-director of the Institute for Christian Spirituality. She gives numerous lectures, retreats, and days of recollection, and is the author of Edith Stein: A Spiritual Portrait (Pauline Media, 2008). Dr. Traflet serves on the Board of Governors of the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, Huntington, Long Island, and on the Board of Trustees of Morris Catholic High School, Denville, NJ. Her recent classes include Women Mystics, Theology and Practice of Prayer, Spiritual Theology and Public Speaking, Marian Spirituality and History of Christian Spirituality. Read more »

Milewski Reverend Douglas J. Milewski, S.T.D.
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs and Associate Professor of Theology, earned an S.T.B. in Theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, and an S.T.L. and an S.T.D. in Patristic Sciences and Theology from the Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum of the Pontifical Lateran University, Rome. His doctoral dissertation is titled “‘Nos Locus Dei Sumus.’ Augustine’s Exegesis and Theology of John 17 in the Light of In Evangelium Iohannis Tractatus CIV-CXI.” Father Milewski’s specializations include the theology, literature and history of early Christianity and the Fathers of the Church, in particular, Saint Augustine. Since joining the faculty in 2001, he has co-authored two Seton Hall University undergraduate degree programs, the B.A. in Catholic Studies (launched Fall 2002) and the B.A. in Catholic Theology (launched Fall 2007). Father Milewski has created and taught nearly a score of new courses on both the graduate and undergraduate levels for the College of Arts & Sciences and for Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology. He has led study tours of Italy, Poland and Ireland. His publications appear in Augustinian Studies, The American Conservative and The Chesterton Review. Read more »

Last Name Name
Anderson
Bautista
Blumenfeld
Bracken
Chadwick
Chapel
Cho
Ciccarino
Fortin
Fox
Gadenz
Glazov
Guarino
Hajduk
Johnston
Kulig
Kupke
Maslowski
McCarren
Milewski
Morrow
Nowik
Nydegger
O'Malley
Ortiz
Porter
Reilly
Rice
Scully
Suszko
Traflet
Turro
Velarde-Mayol
Wister
Ziccardi

Faculty Emeritus

Rev. Msgr. James C. Turro, S.T.L., S.S.L., Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of New Testament Studies

Adjunct Faculty

Reverend Donald E. Blumenfeld, Ph.D.
Director of Pastoral Formation, Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Theology
Ph.D., Graduate Theological Foundation

Julie V. Burkey
Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Theology
M.A.P.M., Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology
D.Min., The Catholic University of America

Diane M. Carr
Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Theology
M.A., Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology

Reverend Hong Ray Cho
Adjunct Professor of Systematic Theology, and Formation Faculty Member
S.T.L., The Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome
Ph.D., Stevens Institute of Technology

Reverend Monsignor Robert F. Coleman

Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Theology
J.C.D., Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome

Reverend Monsignor T. Mark Condon
Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Theology
J.C.D., The Catholic University of America

Reverend Gabriel B. Costa
Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Theology
M.A. (Systematic Theology), Immaculate Conception Seminary, Mahwah
Ph.D. (Mathematics), Stevens Institute of Technology

Reverend Stephen J. Fichter, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor of Systematic Theology
M.S.W., Graduate School of Social Service, Fordham University
Ph.D. (Sociology), Rutgers University

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell
Adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies
D.Phil., Oxford University

Lois Gandt
Adjunct Professor of Systematic Theology
Ph.D., Fordham University

David Hajduk
Adjunct Professor of Systematic Theology
M.A., Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology

Reverend Monsignor Raymond J. Kupke
Adjunct Professor of Church History
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

Reverend Krzysztof Maslowski
Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Theology
S.T.D., Catholic University of Lublin

James P. McGlone
Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Theology
Ph.D., New York University 

Ines A. Murzaku
Adjunct Professor of Theology
Ph.D., Pontificum Institutum Orientale, Rome

John D. Nowik
Adjunct Professor of Liturgy and Music
M.M., Emory University

Reverend Monsignor Thomas P. Nydegger
Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Theology
M.Div., Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology
Ed.D., Seton Hall University

Reverend Mark Francis O'Malley
Adjunct Professor of Church History
Hist.Eccl.D., Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome

Donna L. Orsuto
Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Theology
S.T.D., Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome

Reverend Roberto Ortiz
Adjunct Professor of Systematic Theology
S.T.L., Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome

Reverend Charles Pinyan
Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Theology
M.Div., Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology
M.A., Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology

Reverend Monsignor John A. Radano
Adjunct Professor of Systematic Theology
Ph.D., Aquinas Institute of Theology

Thomas P. Shubeck
Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Theology
Ph.D., Purdue University

Casimir Stroik
Adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

Reverend Zbigniew Tyburski
Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Theology
Ph.D., The Catholic University of Lublin, Poland

Stella F. Wilkins
Librarian/Adjunct Professor, Research Seminar
M.A., Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology
M.L.S., Southern Connecticut State University

Reverend Monsignor C. Anthony Ziccardi
Adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies
S.S.L., Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome
S.T.D., Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome

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