Fr. Nicholas Meisl

  • PhD candidate, New Testament, Durham University
  • SSL, Pontifical Biblical Institute (2018)
  • STB, Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas (2012)
  • BA, Seminary of Christ the King (2007)
  • BASc, Honours, Engineering Physics, Simon Fraser University (2005)
Teaching and Research

At St. Mark's and Corpus Christi Colleges, Fr. Nick teaches New Testament and Old Testament studies. In his doctoral studies, he is researching Paul's views on sexuality, marriage and singleness under the supervision of Professors John Barclay (primary supervisor, Durham) and Harry Maier (secondary supervisor, Vancouver School of Theology).

Fr. Nick was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Vancouver in 2013. As part of his formation, he spent several years with the Missionary of Charity Fathers, serving in various ministries in Tijuana, Mexico City and Rome. Prior to teaching, he served in several parishes in Surrey and Richmond. In addition to teaching at St. Mark's and Corpus Christi Colleges, he is involved in parish and high school ministry.

Select Conference Presentations and Publications

"Pharisees and Jonah Syndrome: Pope Francis, Biblical Interpretation, and Jewish-Catholic Dialogue". Pope Francis and the Future of the Church: Prospects and Challenges for Renewal. Vancouver, BC. May 5, 2023.

"Paradise Regained: Recapitulation in the Apocalypse of Moses and LXX Isaiah". Society of Biblical Literature. Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. November 22, 2022.

"Children of God: Eschatological Childhood in Paul". Society of Biblical Literature. Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. November 21, 2022.

"What Was Moses Shown on Mt. Sinai?" Canadian Society of Biblical Studies. Annual Conference. Vancouver, BC. June 3, 2019.

With Akihiko Hirata and Kosugi Toshihiko. “High-Directivity Photonic Emitter Using Photodiode Module Integrated With HEMT Amplifier for 10-Gbit/s Wireless Link.” Microwave Theory and Techniques, IEEE Transactions 52, no. 8 (2004): 1843-1850.

Professional Societies
  • Canadian Society of Biblical Studies
  • Society of Biblical Literature