Dr. Petrus Henk Luyten

Deacon Henk Luyten, Ed.D. has been a teacher and administrator in the Catholic Independent Schools of the Vancouver Archdiocese for over 30 years. He is currently honoured to be the principal of Archbishop Carney Regional Secondary School. Deacon Luyten also serves as the Assistant Director of the Permanent Diaconate Office of the Vancouver Archdiocese. He worked as a consultant for the Ministry of Education in provincial assessment for many years. Deacon Henk’s interests include the relationship between faith and science, the nature of change in individuals and institutions and faith formation. An avid birder, Deacon Henk is married and has four children.


  • Graduate Diploma in Pastoral Studies (St. Mark’s College)
  • B.Sc. in Zoology (University of British Columbia)
  • M.Sc. in Zoology (University of British Columbia)
  • Ed.D. in Science Education (University of British Columbia)

Professional Societies

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science |AAAS
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development |ASCD
  • National Association of Secondary School Principals |NASSP