Fr. Ryan Rallanka, SJ, is a theology teacher, retreat leader and music minister at Seattle Preparatory School, where he is also a member of the board of trustees and the board of members.
An alumnus of Jesuit High School in Sacramento, Ryan earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology and English from Seattle University, a master’s degree in philosophical resources from Fordham University, and a Master of Divinity degree from the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University. While he was an undergrad, he sang in the chapel choir, led retreats and was vice president of Habitat for Humanity at Seattle University.
Ryan previously taught theology at Jesuit High School in Portland, Oregon, and was a catechist at St. Martin of Tours in the Bronx, New York. He also served as a deacon and liturgical musician at San Quentin State Prison in California during his Jesuit formation.