Jan Michael Joncas

JONCAS, Jan Michael. b. Minneapolis, Minnesota, 20 December 1951. Michael Joncas, pre-eminent liturgical scholar, teacher and composer, majored in English at the College of St Thomas, St Paul, Minnesota (BA, 1975); liturgical studies at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana (MA, 1978), and liturgical theology at the Pontifical Liturgical Institute in Rome (SLL,1989 SLD, 1991). In 1980 he was ordained a Roman Catholic presbyter for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, serving as associate pastor the Church of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Maplewood (1980-84), and the Newman campus chaplain at the University of Minnesota (1984-87). Joncas was Parochial...

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