Rev. Thomas S. Margevicius, D.Min.

Rev. Thomas S. Margevicius, D.Min.

Director of Worship and Instructor of Liturgical Theology and Homiletics (2003)


Degree(s):

D.Min., Catholic University of America, 2015
S.T.L., Catholic University of America, 2006
M.A., The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity, 1999
M.Div., The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity, 1999
B.S., West Virginia University, 1983

Office Location: Fr. Charles Froehle Administration Bldg., Room 120

Phone: (651) 962-5057

Fax: (651) 962-5790

Email:

Mailing Address:

The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity
University of St. Thomas
2260 Summit Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105

Curriculum Vitae: View PDF


Areas of Teaching and Research

  • Liturgical Theology
  • Sacramental Theology
  • Liturgical Practicum
  • Homiletics

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Faculty Accomplishments

Published Works:

Published a chapter titled “Unfulfilled in Our hearing, or, Why Can’t Our Newly Ordained Priest Preach?” in the book We Preach Christ Crucified. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2014, pgs. 139-141.

Presentations & Accomplishments:

“The Anatomy of a Great Homily.” Interviewed in The Catholic Spirit (Archdiocesan newspaper), June 7, 2016.

Presented lecture on “Holy and Venerable Hands. Sign Language and the Eucharistic Prayer.” The Saint Paul Seminary Ireland Library Lecture Series. October 19, 2015.

Guest speaker for the Archbishop Harry J. Flynn Catechetical Institute.

Contributed to an article and involved in parish with the Archdiocese of Saint Paul & Minneapolis Catholic evangelization initiative “Rediscover.”

Assisted with the liturgical formation of retreat evangelists with the National Evangelization Teams (NET).

Successfully defended the oral presenation of his Doctor of Ministry Treatise at the Catholic University of American on April 28, 2015.  His thesis is titled “A Model for Integrating Rubrical Gestures While Praying the Eucharistic Prayer in Sign Language.”

Received certificate in preaching from the Aquinas Institute titled “Global Dominican Conversation on Daily Preaching.” 2013-2014.

Served on the National Catholic Office for the Deaf Translation Committee to produce translations for a DVD and booklet titled Liturgical Prayers in American Sign Language. Published by Our Sunday Visitor 2013-2014.

Member of the National Catholic Office for the Deaf 2013-2014.

Presented a workshop on the new translation of the Roman Missal to all priests and liturgical ministers of the Diocese of New Ulm, and published an article in The Catholic Spirit on the same topic in 2011-2012.

Assisted with preparation of sign language versions of the liturgy in 2011-2012.

Spoke as a panel member at “We Preach Christ Crucified: A Conference on Catholic Preaching,” a Marten Program conference at the University of Notre Dame, June 25-27, 2012.

Presented a workshop on the new translation of the Roman Missal to all priests and liturgical ministers of the Diocese of Davenport, IA in 2010-2011.

Professional Interests

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