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Religious studies educator

James Andrew Wenzel, religious studies educator. Member Augustinian Volunteer, Villanova, Pennsylvania, 2002—2006.


Wenzel, James Andrew was born on April 1, 1930 in Wakefield, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William Lawrence Wenzel and Gertrude Frances McFadden.


Bachelor of Philosophy in Philosophy, Villanova University, Pennsylvania, 1953. Master of Theology in Theology, Washington Theological Union, Silver Spring, Maryland, 1989. Master of Arts in Religious Studies, Emmanuel College, Boston, Massachusetts, 1973.

Doctor of Ministry, Catholic University of America, District of Columbia, 1993.


Associate pastor St. Augustine Parish, Andover, Massachusetts, 1958—1968, pastor Lawrence, 1968—1974, St. Nicholas of Tolentine Parish, Jamaica, New York, 1974—1979, St. Mary Immaculate Conception Parish, Lawrence, 1979—1986. Faculty Washington Theological Union, Silver Springs, Maryland, 1986—1995. Retreat director Order of St. Augustine, San Gimignano, Italy, 1995—1999.

Coordinator of educational and spiritual programs Center of Augustinian Study and Legacy at Merrimack College, North Andover, Massachusetts, 1999—2005. Director of the center for augustinian study and legacy Merrimack College, since 2006. Member board of directors Mary Immaculate Restorative Center, Lawrence, since 2000.


Member Augustinian Volunteer, Villanova, Pennsylvania, 2002—2006.


William Lawrence Wenzel

Gertrude Frances McFadden