Father David Bellusci belongs to the Dominican Order founded by Saint Dominic in 1216. Father Bellusci obtained his canonical licentiate in theology and doctorate in philosophy at the Dominican University College in Ottawa. His research has focused on St. Augustine, St. Thomas Aquinas, and the Italian Renaissance/16th century Humanism.
Father Bellusci also completed an M.F.A. in Creative Writing at the University of Nebraska. Two of his books are available at the TWU/Norma Marion Alloway Library, Amor Dei in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries and Ontology of Blue.
He has taught philosophy in Canada, Colombia and India and he works in Rome in the summer months. Father Bellusci's areas of teaching and writing include Ancient, Medieval and Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of Education, Moral Theology/Thomist Ethics, and Christian Scriptures.
Father Bellusci is a member of the Canadian Jacques Maritain Association and the Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies. He joined the CPC faculty in 2017.