Meet Our Alumni - Impacting the Church and the World

The accomplishments of our graduates around the world are exciting and encouraging to us. Below are a few stories of ITI's alumni to show you how they are making an impact in the Church and for society.

Founding a Catholic Youth & Family Camp in the Rocky Mountains

My wife, Amberly, and I were married in July, 2005 and one month later boarded a plane to Austria so I could begin my graduate theological studies at the ITI. It was a dream come true to begin our marriage in the splendor of the Austrian Alps. Read More

Impacting the Sustainable, Green Future of Our World

I am Anne Mette Frey and I am currently working as an associate professor in chemical engineering at Aarhus University in Denmark. As a scientist, the leader of a research group, and an educator responsible for chemical engineering, at first glance I might not look like a ... Read more

Founding a School to Offer the Youth a Path to the Faith

My name is Jutta Graf and I studied at ITI back in its very early years from 1998 to 2003. When I received my Master’s in Sacred Theology, I was very attracted to pursuing further theological studies. Read More

Sailing Far Out in the Pacific

I am Fr. Niccolo Florencio, an ITI graduate of the STM class of 2015. I work in campus ministry and teach theology, humanities, and social science at Saint Joseph College. Read More

Defending Catholic “Distinctives” Against Protestant Attacks

I am Todd Aglialoro and a graduate of the MTS program (1998). As director of publishing for Catholic Answers, I oversee all of the print, online, and audio publication efforts of our apostolate. Read More

Going Beyond the Covers of the Books We Read

My name is Katherine Gardner. I was blessed to spend three years at the ITI earning a Masters of Sacred Theology (STM 2009), and these years prepared me well to both go on to earn a PhD in Theology... Read More

Recreating the Scholastic Mode of Study

In 2011, John Joy (STL 2012) and Louis Bolin (STL 2012), then students of the ITI and current alumni, founded the Albertus Magnus Center for Scholastic Studies. Its work has been carried on by other ITI graduates: Christopher Owens (STM 2015) and Daniel Lendman (STL 2016) together with Alan Fimister (STL 2014)... Read More

Forming Lay Ecclesial Ministers and Leaders

Michel Therrien graduated from the ITI in 2003 with a Licentiate in Sacred Theology. He completed his doctorate in Fundamental Moral Theology at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland in 2007. He taught at St. Vincent Seminary in Latrobe, Pennsylvania from 2005–2012, serving as Academic Dean... Read More

I Could Never Have Imagined Just How Much There Is To Learn!

My name is Elizabeth Schick. I am originally from Michigan (USA) and I am a graduate of the STM program (2018) and current STL student... Read More

Love Pursuing the Truth

Nothing is greater than the pursuit of truth. Further, when this is done with friends, we have what Aristotle calls virtue-friendship. Virtue-friendship is beholding the good with another and beholding each other beholding the good. Read More

You Should Be Careful What You Pray For

I am Fr. Tomas Labanic, a Byzantine rite Catholic priest. When I finished my doctoral studies at ITI in 2009, I was asked to work in pastoral work as a vicar of the priest in Spišská Nová Ves in Slovakia. We moved with my wife and children to the new place, and my idea was... Read More


You may also download here the last edition of our Alumni Stories Booklet (2016), which tells in detail the stories of men and women having studied at the ITI and returning to their countries and communities to do good.


Ad Fontes Interview Series - Johannes van Voorst tot Voorst (1/5)


Ad Fontes Interview Series - Gudrun Kugler (2/5)


Ad Fontes Interview series - Eugene Wallace (3/4)


Ad Fontes Interview series - Scott Hefelfinger (4/5)


Ad Fontes Interview series - Fr. Yurko Kolasa (5/5)