Anna Owens is a St. Francis High School theology teacher, having
most recently taught theology at St. Mary’s High School in
Stockton, CA. She has several years of experience as a volunteer
with parish catechesis and youth ministry, and has also been a
tutor for theology and catechesis distance learning programs.
B.A. Theology and Humanities and Catholic Culture; Philosophy
Minor, Franciscan University of Steubenville, 2006
M.A. Theology; Maryvale Institute, UK, 2011
Michelle Reagan is member of the Theology department teaching
Ethics and Sacraments. She began teaching high school in the
Diocese of Orange and the Archdiocese of Los Angeles where she
also served as as a Director of Youth Ministry and Confirmation.
She most recently taught junior Theology at St. Anthony High
School in Long Beach, CA.
Nicholas Iden is a teacher in the Theology Department at St.
Francis Catholic High School. He began teaching English at St.
Christopher’s in San Jose in 2009. He moved to Sacramento to
teach History, English, and Theology at St. Patrick Academy and
came to St. Francis in 2016 to teach Theology.
B.A. Philosophy, St. Mary’s College, 2005
M.A. Philosophy; Concentration in Ethics, Holy Apostles
College & Seminary, 2021
Robyn Williams is Theology Department Chair and an alumna
(Class of 2003) of St. Francis Catholic High School. After
graduating from St. Francis, Robyn studied Religious Studies at
CSUS where she earned a BA in Humanities and Religious Studies
and went on the achieve an MA in Liberal Arts. She returned to
teach at her Alma Mater in 2007 as a long term substitute teacher
in the English department and has since transitioned to the
Theology Department where she teaches Social Justice to Seniors
and Sacraments/Inter-Faith Dialogue to Juniors.
Bobby Williams began his teaching career at St. Francis Catholic
High School in 2010 and became a full-time member of the Theology
Department in 2012. After graduating from Jesuit High School,
Bobby worked as an Emergency Medical Technician while pursuing
his education in Religious Studies at CSUS where he earned a BA
in Humanities and Religious Studies in 2009. He currently teaches
Discipleship and Prayer and The Church at the Sophomore level. He
is currently working towards a certificate in Scriptural Theology
from the Notre Dame STEP program.
Rick Norman is a teacher in the Theology Department at St.
Francis Catholic High School. He started at St. Francis in 1977
having previously studied for a Masters in Divinity at St.
Patrick’s Seminary in Menlo Park, California. Over the years at
St. Francis, he has taught Math, Psychology, Philosophy, and a
variety of Theology courses. Presently Mr. Norman teaches
Sacramental Theology and Inter-faith Dialogue. He was the
Chairperson of the Theology Department for 37 years and awarded
district Teacher of the Year for the California League of High
Schools in 2002.
Brian Briggs teaches all levels of Latin in the Modern and
Classical Languages Department, as well as history and theology
on occasion. He began his career as a junior high teacher at St.
Maria Goretti Academy while finishing his doctorate, joining St.
Francis in 2006. Dr. Briggs also coaches the Academic Decathlon
and Certamen teams and serves as the State Certamen Chair for the
California Junior Classical League.