Very Rev. John A. Langlois, O. P.
President of the Pontifical Faculty
Assistant Professor of Church History
B.A., Providence College
M.Div./S.T.B., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.D., University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Fr. Langlois is a native of Berlin, New Hampshire. After earning a B.A. from Providence College in 1985, he entered the Dominican Order and was ordained a priest in 1991. He holds an S.T.L. from the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception and the S.T.D. in Church History, with a special concentration in the Reformation period, from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. Prior to his appointment as President of the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception in June 2013, Fr. Langlois held a number of different positions. From 1992-2002, he taught in the Theology Department and the Development of Western Civilization Program at Providence College, achieving the rank of Assistant Professor. While there he also served as archivist for the Dominican Province of St. Joseph from 2000 to 2002. In June 2002, he was appointed Master of Students at the Dominican House of Studies and also joined the Pontifical Faculty as Assistant Professor of Church History at that time. From 2010-2013, he was assigned to New York City where he served as Vicar Provincial of the Province of St. Joseph as well as prior of St. Vincent Ferrer Priory.