Associate Professor of Philosophy at Mt. Angel Seminary in Oregon, USA. He has degrees in theology from the Pontifical Lateran University, Rome, and the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family, Washington, D.C.; and degrees in philosophy from the Pontifical Athenaeum of St. Anselm, Rome. He has translated many philosophical and theological works for publication, including the Encyclopedia of Ancient Christianity (IVP Academic) and Cornelio Fabro’s The Metaphysical Notion of Participation According to St. Thomas Aquinas (IVE Press); he is Senior Translator for the Cornelio Fabro Cultural Foundation. His main research interest lies at the junction of Husserlian phenomenology and Catholic spirituality; in this vein he has published articles on St. Ignatius of Loyola and St. Edith Stein, and he is currently writing a companion volume to the latter’s Freedom and Grace, as part of the upcoming English critical edition of Stein’s works. He is a member of the International Association for the Study of the Philosophy of Edith Stein, and a Non-resident Fellow of the Edith Stein Institute of Philosophy in Granada, Spain.