Victoria Brennan, S.T.D.
A native of Ukraine, Victoria holds an ecclesiastical licentiate in Eastern Christian Studies from the University of St. Paul, Ottawa and a doctorate in Eastern Ecclesiastical Studies from the Pontifical Oriental Institute in Rome. Her areas of specialization include Theology of Icons, Byzantine Art and Architecture, Byzantine Spirituality, and Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts. In 2007 she completed her Diploma from the Vatican School of Library Science. She has served as Assistant Library Director and taught courses in theology at the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv, Ukraine. In addition to her theological and academic study of Byzantine Sacred Art, Victoria pursues her love of this tradition as an iconographer.