Christ the King Seminary Announces New Faculty Member
by S Lankes
Adam V. Plescia joins faculty as assistant professor of Sacred Scripture
Tue, Jul 26th 2016 11:00 am
the King Seminary has hired Adam V. Plescia as a full-time assistant professor
of Sacred Scripture.
most recently an adjunct professor at St. Mary's Seminary and University,
Ecumenical Institute of Theology, in Baltimore, where he taught a variety of
courses over a three-year span. He was previously a teaching fellow at The
Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.
earned a Ph.D. in Biblical Studies from The Catholic University of America, a Master
of Arts degree in Advanced Languages and a Bachelor of Arts degree in
Theological and Historical Studies. He is also member of The Society of
Biblical Literature and The Catholic Biblical Association.
Plescia is another great addition to the talented and devoted faculty and staff
we have assembled at the seminary," said the Rev. Joseph Gatto, president-rector
at Christ the King. "We are looking forward to welcoming Dr. Plescia and his
wife, Sara, to our seminary community. I
am confident our students will greatly benefit from his vast knowledge and
In his new role at Christ the King Seminary, Plescia will instruct at the graduate level on Sacred
Scripture, with a particular focus on the Old Testament. He will assist students in relating biblical texts and theology to their
own faith life as they prepare for ministry in the Diocese of Buffalo and