Jonathan Fleischmann

About Jonathan Fleischmann

Jonathan Fleischmann is an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Rock County, where he teaches courses in general engineering and engineering mechanics. He has published articles on the subjects of solid mechanics, mathematical logic, and Mariology, in journals including the Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, the Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic, and the Homiletic and Pastoral Review. He is an associate member of the lay apostolate of the Franciscans of the Immaculate, the Mission of the Immaculate Mediatrix, and he is a regular contributor to the bi-monthly magazine Missio Immaculatae International. He is married to Clara M.B. Fleischmann, and they have been blessed so far with five children: Gertrude, Thomas, Mattias, Anselm, and Philip.

The Paradox of God’s Predilection

Recently, Pope Francis, like so many of his predecessors in the Chair of St. Peter, has emphasized God’s special predilection for sinners. Indeed, not on one occasion only, but on many occasions, our Pontiff has taken great pains to make … [Read more...]

Mother of Mercy

On March 13, 2015, His Holiness Pope Francis announced that on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary—December 8, 2015—the Universal Church would enter an Extraordinary Holy Year of Mercy. Why did his Holiness … [Read more...]

True, Virginal Wife of Joseph

Recently, a holy, married couple made the following claim regarding the central place of sexual intercourse in sacramental marriage, expressed as a personal insight, gained over the course of more than 50 years of sacramental … [Read more...]

The Vertex of Love

When Mary was predestined in one and the same decree with Jesus Christ by the design of God—before the creation of angels or the universe, and before the existence of sin or evil—she was predestined to be the Spouse of the Holy Spirit ... … [Read more...]