Fr. Chrysostom Frank is a married Russian Greek Catholic priest with faculties in the Roman Rite. He and his wife, Marica, have three sons. A graduate of Concordia College (B.A.), Nashotah House Theological Seminary (M.Div), Fr. Chrysostom earned his doctorate in Church History at the University of St. Andrews (Ph.D) in Scotland. He currently teaches in the Religious Studies Department, works in University Ministry, and serves the Russian Greek Catholic Community of SS. Cyril and Methodius which is located at Regis. He has served both Roman-Rite and Byzantine-Rite parishes, and has taught at various educational institutions, including the University of South Africa in Pretoria, South Africa, and St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Seminary in Denver.
While at the University of South Africa, Dr. Frank taught in the Church History Department and served as Chair of that department for a time. His area of academic interest and publication has been in historical theology, ecumenical theology, and now currently in the relationship between theology and ecology. While at Regis, he has taught the introductory Religious Studies course, “Religion and the Human Quest,” and various upper-level courses in the department, such as “Theology and Sexuality," “Theology, Politics and Religion in a Global Age," “Theology and Postmodernism," “The Gospels," and “Ecotheology”.