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Fr. J. Ronald Knott
Hometown: Louisville, KY
Rev. J. Ronald Knott, a priest of the Archdiocese of Louisville,
is founding director of the Institute for Priests and Presbyterates
at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology. After graduating
from Saint Meinrad School of Theology with a Master of Divinity
degree, Fr. Knott was ordained in 1970. He earned a Doctor of
Ministry degree in parish revitalization from McCormick
(Presbyterian) Seminary in Chicago.
Besides being the director of the Institute, he is a weekend
campus minister at Bellarmine University in Louisville and writes a
weekly column for his diocesan paper,The Record.
Fr. Knott is the author of Intentional Presbyterates:
Claiming Our Common Sense of Purpose and From
Seminarian to Diocesan Priest: Managing a Successful
Transition. He has also published collections of his homilies
and collections of his weekly columns. Fr. Knott has published
in America, Church and Seminary