cropped-father-thad-lancton-1-of-17.jpgFR. THADDAEUS LANCTON, MIC

was born on February 22, 1987 in Houston, TX to a Catholic family of five. His childhood dream was to become an Air Force pilot and pilot the space shuttle, but the Lord called him to the priesthood. He attended Strake Jesuit, entered the Jesuits briefly for one year, then discerned out and entered the Marians of the Immaculate Conception. He studied at Franciscan University of Steubenville, where he obtained a BA in Philosophy, then he studied in the Philippines, Washington, DC, and Poland for theology. He recently received his Licentiate in Sacred Theology from Katolicki Uniwersitet Lubelski (Catholic University of Lublin, Poland), and is continuing his studies there for his Doctorate in Dogmatic Theology. He is also currently a student at Divine Mercy University for his Masters of Science in Psychology. He lives in Stockbridge, Massachusetts at the National Shrine of The Divine Mercy and is the formator for seminarians living at the Shrine. His hobbies include reading, writing, running, and baking. His first book Stepping on the Serpent: The Journey of Trust with Mary was recently published through Marian Press.