Fr. Michael Monshau, O.P.

DiOCESE

Dominicans (Province of St. Albert the Great)

Position/Role, Current Assignment

Professor and Formator at St. Paul Seminary in St. Paul, MN

Ordination Year

1988

Seminary

Aquinas Institute, St. Louis, MO

College / Graduate School(S), Degrees

Ph.D., Vanderbilt University; S.T.L. (Homiletics), The Angelicum, Rome (Spiritual Theology); M.A., Vanderbilt; (Homiletics) M.A. Mundelein College, Chicago (Religious Studies); M.A. Aquinas Institute, St. Louis, MO (Theology); M. Div., Aquinas Institute, St. Louis, MO; B.A, Lewis University, Romeoville, IL (English)

Significant Previous Assignments

Professor at The Pontifical University of St. Thomas (The Angelicum), Rome; Professor at the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA; Professor at Kenrick Seminary, St. Louis, MO; Prior of St. Albert the Great Priory (Western Province Dominican House of Studies) Oakland, CA; Prior of St. Dominic Priory (Chicago Province Dominican House of Studies), St. Louis, MO.

HOMETOWN

Joliet, IL

Previous Career (If Applicable)

N/A

Languages

English

Favorite Bible Verse

Psalm 122

Favorite Saint

St. Joseph

Fun Fact

I remained very close to my First Grade teacher, Sister Andrea Prindes of the Joliet Franciscan Sisters, throughout my life until her death near the age of 100 just a few years ago. Every time I have ever written or published anything, whether it was a book or a chapter or an article, the very first copy always went to her with the same note on it that read: Dear Sister Andrea, You taught me how to read and write in the First Grade. This is your work, not mine. Love from Your First Grader, Father Michael, O.P.

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