2017 INSTRUCTOR BIOGRAPHIES

BROTHER GEORGE HETZEL had the privilege of education by the Christian Brothers from third grade through college. He received his B.S. in Math and Science, did graduate work at Ole Miss (math) and McNeese State University (education), the University of Minnesota (M.A. Educational Psychology), and New Mexico State University (E.D. Curriculum and Instruction). He taught elementary school for 2 years, high school for 4 years, and college for 40 years. He has also applied his educational and psychological knowledge by providing talks one summer for the SFIS and monthly talks to the local Carmelite Sisters for a number of years.

BROTHER DONALD MOUTON, is currently professor of Religion Studies in the Liberal Arts Department at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design. He was professor of Religion Studies at the College of Santa Fe and president of the college from 1982 to 1987. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from St. Michael’s College (later known as the College of Santa Fe) in 1957, and a Doctorate in Sacred Theology (STD) from the Catholic University of Paris.

FATHER TERRY BRENNAN received a B.A. from Ohio State University and J.D.from the American University in Washington, DC where he worked after graduation. While doing volunteer work in Santa Fe, he fell in love with New Mexico’s fascinating history and Catholic heritage and stayed to work as an attorney prior to being called to the priesthood. He attended seminary in Rome and obtained a degree in Theology from the North American College. Fr. Brennan has served as pastor for nine Native American pueblos in Northern New Mexico, for a Spanish village church, and currently for a rural parish in Northern New Mexico. He helped to establish a charter school and a women’s drug and alcohol rehabilitation center called “Sangre de Cristo House”. Every Sunday he offers a Tridentine Latin Mass at the oldest church in the U.S., San Miguel Mission in Santa Fe. He is well known as a retreat speaker.

BROTHER BRIAN DYBOWSKI is the President and founder of the Santa Fe Institute forSpirituality, a non-profit organization. He began teaching at Lewis University-Albuquerque in the Fall of 2009 after 44 years of teaching and administration at the College of Santa Fe applying his earned doctorates in Philosophy and Psychology to teach both subjects. Much of his written work on the the Doctors of the Church and other subjects will be found at www.sfis.org. Br. Brian’s recently published book on St. Augustine is available at http:\\thebp.site/94918.