Rev. Robert Gauthier, PSS

Moral, Spiritual, Pastoral Theology

Title: Formation Team Member, St. Joseph Seminary, Co-Director of the Enculturation Program for International Priests

Office: St. Joseph Seminary
Phone: 780.392.2445 ext. 2314


L.Th. John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family - Lateran University in Rome (2007)
L.Th. University of Montreal (1997) 
B.Ph. Major Seminary of Montreal (Institut de Formation Théologique (1993)
B.Th. Major Seminary of Montreal (Institut de Formation Théologique (1990)
B.A. Laval University, Quebec (1985)


Moral Theology
(Second License) Formed in Rome at the John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family

Academic Interests

I have a special interest for questions related to morals. I read about fundamental ethics, sexual ethics, and bioethics on a regular basis.

Courses Taught

MPS 120 Introduction to Moral Theology
STP 461 Introduction to Moral Theology

Publications and Presentations


Christian Anthropology, Catholic Organization for Life and Family (COLF) Think Tank Session on Major challenges confronting the family, April 7-8, 2016
Mercy, Meeting of three Francophone Parish Pastoral Councils of the Archdiocese of Edmonton, February 27, 2016
Divorce and Remarriage in the Catholic Teaching, Formation of the permanent deacon candidates of the Archdiocese of Edmonton, January 9, 2016
Gender Identity Dysphoria, Archdiocese of Edmonton Mid-Term Assembly of Priests, November 4, 2014
Same-Sex Attraction and School Counselling, CAERC Professional Development Session for Catholic counsellors, chaplains and teachers, October 2, 2014
Same-Sex Attraction and Gender Identity Dysphoria, Alberta Catholic School Trustees’ Association (ACSTA) board retreat, April 10, 2014


The Society of St. Sulpice (2009)