Our Professors

Rector
Father Yves le Roux
was born in Paris, France. Ordained in 1990, he was assigned as Rector of St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary in 2003. Father le Roux teaches Moral Theology, Pastoral Studies, and gives evening spiritual conferences to all of the seminarians.

Vice-rector
Father Patrick Abbet was born and raised in Charrat, Switzerland, not far from the Seminary in Ecône. He entered the Seminary there and was ordained in 2002. Assigned to the American Seminary in 2005, he teaches Dogma I, Metaphysics, and Music. Father Abbet was appointed Vice-Rector in 2013.

Father James Peek was born in Wanganui, New Zealand. He studied at the Seminary in Ecône where he was ordained in 1985. He was Rector of Holy Cross Seminary, Australia, until he was assigned as a professor of St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary in 2001. Father Peek teaches Scripture, Logic, and Latin III.

Father Juan-Carlos Iscara was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He attended the Society’s Seminary in Argentina and was ordained by Archbishop Lefebvre in 1986. After assignments in Australia and as District Superior of Mexico, Father Iscara was assigned to the Seminary in 1993 where he now teaches Church History, Acts of the Magisterium, and History & Literature for the Year of Humanities.

Father Kenneth Dean, born in Mount Clemens, Michigan, was ordained in Ecône in 1990, and assigned to St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary in 2008. He is a professor as well as Master of the Brothers’ Novitiate located at the Seminary. In addition to instructing the Brothers, Father Dean teaches Ascetical & Mystical Theology and Introduction to Sacred Scripture.

Father Daniel Themann, born in Cincinnati, Ohio, received a degree in Industrial Management from the University of Cincinnati before applying to St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary. He was ordained in 2008, taught in St. Mary’s College and then was assigned as a professor to the Seminary in 2012. Father Themann teaches Dogma II and Apologetics.

Father Joseph Wood was born in Aurora, Colorado. He studied at St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary and was ordained in 2008. The same year, he was appointed as a professor at the Seminary where he teaches Liturgy, Latin II, and English Grammar.

Father Michael Goshie is an American born in Milan, Italy. After serving in the Marine Corps and earning a Master’s in Education, he entered the Seminary and was ordained in 2010. Father Goshie was assigned to the Seminary in 2012 where he teaches Canon Law, Cosmology & Psychology, and Latin I.

Father Steven Reuter was born in Ford, Washington. He entered the Seminary and was ordained in 2012. After a year in the Dominican Republic, Father Reuter returned to the Seminary as professor of Ethics and Spanish.