Seminary Professors


Reverend 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 Pastoral Studies and gives evening spiritual conferences to all of the seminarians.


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 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 and Acts of the Magisterium.

Father Matthew, O.S.B. was born in Laveen, Arizona. He studied Philosophy at St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary and finished his priestly studies of Theology at St. Pius X Seminary in Econe, Switzerland. He was ordained in 1993. Father is currently a member of the Order of St. Benedict but is assigned to the Seminary as a professor of Latin I, Liturgy, and Spanish.

Father Paul Vassal was born in Grenoble, France. He studied at Econe, Switzerland and was ordained in 2002. After serving as prior in Lyon, France and then at Post Falls, Idaho, he was assigned to St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary where he now teaches moral theology

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 II.

Father Steven Reuter was born in Spokane, 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 Dogma II and Ethics.

Father Alexander Wiseman was born in New York, NY. He earned a B.A. in Liberal Arts before entering St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary, where he was ordained in 2013. Having taught at St. Mary's Academy and College, while assisting the superintendant of the U.S. District schools for four years, he is now stationed at the Seminary.  Father teaches Writing, Apologetics, and Dogma I.