Project Description

Bio

Fr. John Nahrgang is a convert to Catholicism and a priest of the Diocese of Phoenix. He holds a B.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, where he double-majored in Finance and Spanish. After graduation, he worked in corporate finance, information technology, and Spanish translation services.

As part of his seminary formation, he holds a Master of Divinity from the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio, and a Bachelor of Sacred Theology (S.T.B.) from the Pontifical Lateran University in Rome. While in seminary, his essay “Fatima and Human Freedom” was selected by the Centennial Academic Congress at Fatima in Portugal.

Fr. Nahrgang has translated several Catholic books into Spanish: No Turning Back by Fr. Donald Calloway, M.I.C (Marian Press, 2011), 33 Days to Morning Glory by Fr. Michael Gaitley, M.I.C. (Marian Press, 2013) and Consoling the Heart of Jesus by Fr. Michael Gaitley, M.I.C. (Marian Press, 2015).

Currently, Fr. Nahrgang is pursuing a Licentiate in Sacred Theology (S.T.L.) at the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family in Washington, D.C., where his thesis will focus on Pope John Paul II and freedom. He is on track to graduate in May of 2022.

Education

  • Holds a B.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, where he double-majored in Finance and Spanish

  • holds a Master of Divinity from the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio

  • Bachelor of Sacred Theology (S.T.B.) from the Pontifical Lateran University in Rome

  • Pursuing a Licentiate in Sacred Theology (S.T.L.) at the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family in Washington, D.C.