Fr. Andreas Hoeck, SSD

About Fr. Andreas Hoeck, SSD

Fr. Andreas Hoeck, SSD, is academic dean of St John Vianney Theological Seminary, Archdiocese of Denver, as well as an associate professor at the seminary. He received both his SSD in Sacred Scripture in 2001, as well as his SSL in Sacred Scripture in 1997, at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome. In 1992, he received his STB in Sacred Theology from the Institutum Sapientiae in Anapolis, Brazil. He received his BPhil in 1987 from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas / Angelicum in Rome.

Holy Communion: Sharing in the Threefold Munus of the Divine Gladiator

The Church early on espoused munus to designate the triple character or office of the God-Man, Jesus Christ: he is at the same time Priest, Prophet and King or Shepherd.     Gladiators fighting to the death; Christ's glorious … [Read more...]

“Never let me be parted from you”

The Spirit that raised Christ from the dead, is the same Spirit that fills the heart and mind of a good priest, vivifying his mortal body. Priests acting in that Spirit are seeking the advancement of the Kingdom, and will accomplish it. … [Read more...]