This picture shows the three key people behind the Dominican Institute of Toronto. Matthew Eaton (left), Darren Dias (centre) and Nick Olkovich (right) are all smiling and wearing suits.


Darren Dias, OP

Darren teaches theology at the Faculty of Theology, University of St Michael’s College.  His areas of research include religious diversity, Trinitarian theology and the thought of Bernard Lonergan.  Darren is liaison between the Dominican Institute of Toronto and our sponsoring organisation, the Dominican Friars of Toronto.  He is involved in all areas of the DIT, especially finances and preaching programs.

Matt Eaton

Matt is a doctoral candidate at the University of St. Michael’s College where he studies theology, philosophy, and ecology. Matt’s interests include other-than-human subjectivity, eco-Christology, and ethics. He has been working with the Dominican Institute of Toronto since 2013, especially in coordinating the visits of the Institute’s Aquinas Visiting Scholars.

Nick Olkovich

Nick is a doctoral candidate in philosophical theology at the University of St. Michael’s College in Toronto, Canada. His research focuses on the philosophy and theology of Canadian Jesuit Bernard Lonergan and, more specifically, on the relationship between ethics, politics and religion in liberal democratic orders. He regularly designs and facilitates retreats for grade school and high schools students and serves as Parish Catechist and RCIA Director at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Toronto.