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Steven Aloyslus Leven Edit Profile

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Steven Aloyslus Leven, American bishop.

Background

Leven, Steven Aloyslus was born on April 30, 1905 in Blackwell, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Joseph J. and Gertrude (Conrady) Leven.

Education

Student St. Benedict’s College, Atchison, Kan. Student philosophy and theology Cath.

Career

Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1928. Consecrated bishop, 1956. Assistant pastor St. Joseph’s Old Cathedral, Oklahoma City, 1928-1932.

Pastor St. Joseph’s Church, Bristow, Oklahoma, 1932-1935. Vice rector American College, Louvain, 1935-1938. Pastor St. Joseph’s Church, Tonkawa, Oklahoma, 1938-1948, St. Francis Xavier Church, Enid, Oklahoma, 1948-1956.

Auxiliary bishop of San Antonio, after 1956.

Connections

father:
Joseph J. Leven

mother:
Gertrude (Conrady) Leven