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Fr. Dennis Koliński

Faculty

Fr. Dennis Koliński received a Master Degree in in Slavic Ethnography (1984) from the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland. After many years as the Senior Program Officer of the Illinois Humanities Council, he became one of the founding members of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius, a new religious community of men founded in 1998 in Chicago. Fr. Koliński completed his theological studies at Holy Apostles College and Seminary and was ordained to the priesthood in 2004. After serving as an Associate Pastor at St. John Cantius Parish in Chicago, Fr. Koliński was appointed in 2007 as pastor of St. Peter’s in Volo, Illinois. And since 2010, he has been assigned to Holy Apostles Seminary and College to oversee the Canons Regular seminarians studying there. In addition, he is a member of the seminary faculty, seminary confessor and spiritual director.

Education

  • M.Div., Holy Apostles College and Seminary (Cromwell, Connecticut), 2004.
  • M.A. in Slavic Ethnography, Jagiellonian University (Kraków, Poland), 1984.

Representative Publications

  1. “The Spirituality of John Paul II,” Toward a 21st Century Catholic World-View (awaiting publication, 2014)
  2. “Mystery and the Sacred in the Early Church,” Toward a 21st Century Catholic World-View (awaiting publication, 2014)
  3. “Facing East Toward the Rising Sun of History,” Toward a 21st Century Catholic World-View (awaiting publication, 2014)
  4. Constitutions of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius, 2000.

Boards

Member of the Council of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius.

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