Priestly Advent Day of Reflection
Presented by Fr. Austin Litke, OP, instructor at The Saint Paul Seminary and the University of St. Thomas Catholic Studies department.
About Fr. Litke
Fr. Austin Dominic Litke, OP, is a native of Western Kentucky. As an undergraduate, he attended the University of St. Thomas and St. John Vianney College Seminary, graduating with a degree in Classical Languages and Catholic Studies. After a year at St. Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology in Indiana, he entered the Order of Preachers, also known as the Dominicans. He completed his theological studies and received a Licentiate in Sacred Theology at the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., and was ordained a priest in 2011. After assignments as chaplain at Sloan-Kettering Memorial Cancer Hospital and New York University, Litke was assigned to Rome, where he pursued a Doctorate in Sacred Theology and Patristic Sciences at the Pontifical Patristics Institute, the “Augustinianum,” of the Lateran University. For the last two academic years, Litke taught at the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., and this academic year is an adjunct professor and spiritual director at The Saint Paul Seminary and a visiting professor of Catholic Studies at the University of St. Thomas.
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