Father Joseph C. Linck
(†), was a leading historian of the American Catholic Church.
He earned his Ph.D. in Church History from The Catholic University of America in 1995 and has published articles widely on the spirituality of colonial Catholicism and the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania.
He was the author of Fully Instructed and Vehemently Influenced: Catholic Preaching in Anglo-Colonial America
(St. Joseph’s University Press, 2002), and the editor of Building the Church in America
(Catholic University of America Press, 1999), a collection of essays issued in honor of the seventieth birthday of Msgr. Robert Trisco.
Father Linck served as a Lecturer in Church History at St. Vincent Seminary, in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, as an Instructor at the Franciscan University of Steubenville, and as a Newman Chaplain at Carnegie-Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh. He also served as Rector of St. John Fisher Seminary Residence in Stamford, Connecticut
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Books by Fr. Linck
Father Joe Linck: God knew exactly what he was doing
A Tribute to Fr. Linck by Mike Aquilina