Fr. David Bellusci, OP
Father David Bellusci belongs to the Dominican Order founded by Saint Dominic in 1216. Having obtained his canonical licentiate in theology, Father Bellusci completed his doctorate in philosophy at the Dominican University College in Ottawa. His research and publications have focused on St. Augustine, Thomist Ethics, and the Italian Renaissance/16th century Humanism. Father Bellusci has taught in Canada, South Africa, Colombia, and India and he continues with his pastoral ministry in Rome in the summer months. His areas of teaching/research/writing include Ancient/ Medieval/ Modern Philosophy, Renaissance Humanism, St. Thomas Aquinas/Moral Theology, Scriptures, Church History, and Catholic Spirituality. Father Bellusci also completed an MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Nebraska. With his background in Creative Writing, Father Bellusci has published in Canadian and international poetry journals. His academic and poetry books are available at the TWU/Norma Marion Alloway Library. Father Bellusci is a member of the Canadian Jacques Maritain Association, the Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies, and the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference. He joined the CPC faculty in 2017.