Leland Lannoye received his Bachelor of Science degree in secondary education and German with a minor in Latin from the University of Wisconsin—Madison in 1969. He completed his M.Ed. with an emphasis in computers in education from Lesley University, Cambridge, Mass., in 1989. He earned two theology degrees from St. Anthony House of Biblical Theology in Nashua, Mont., including an S.T.L. (2005) and S.T.D. (summa cum laude in 2009). His emphasis was biblical studies and ecclesiastical Latin. His dissertation included a translation of the appendix portion of the Apophthegmata Patrum (Sayings of the Fathers) of Migne’s Patrologia Graeca volumes 65 and 73.
He served as a teacher in the Milwaukee Public Schools for nearly 30 years from September 1969 through the end of the academic year of 1998, until his formal retirement in 2000.
Languages: Latin, German, Ukrainian (four-year course UW—Milwaukee in 1976-80), some knowledge of Church Slavonic, beginning Biblical Hebrew.
Research Interests: Ecclesiastical Latin, Latin patristics, Dead Seas Scrolls, medieval and ancient history.
He serves as an active clergy of an Eastern Orthodox jurisdiction. He also lives with his wife and their numerous children (dogs) in Cedar Point, North Carolina.