Fr. Jim Liebner, SVD

Fr. James Liebner, SVD

Adjunct - Instructor of Spanish



Fr. Liebner was ordained a priest on March 16, 1985. He worked for ten years in the Chicago province in Hispanic Ministry. Then he worked for 18 years in the China Province in university work. He returned to the USA five years ago and has been caring for his elderly mother and working at St. James Church, Georgetown, in the Diocese of Sacramento, Calif. for the last four years.


University of Illinois at Chicago–M.A., English Literature, 1994

University of Illinois at Chicago–M.A., Hispanic Literary Studies, 1993

University of Illinois at Chicago–Major in Spanish, Undergraduate Division, 1991

Catholic Theological Union, Chicago–M. Div., 1985

Universidad National Autónoma de México, Mexico City–Summer Spanish Studies 1984, 1983

School of the Art Institute, Chicago–Photography 1976-1977

Divine Word College, Epworth, IA–B.A., English Literature 1976

Classes taught at DWC



Lyrics.“Look All Around You: A Musical on the Life of Blessed Mary of the Passion” 2011

Lyrics. “A Mother’s Heart:A Musical on the Fatima Apparition” 2013.

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