Rev. John Kartje, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Biblical Studies and Homilectics at the University of St. Mary of the Lake in Mundelein, spoke on the topic, Genesis in the Bible and Science. Father John was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Chicago in 2002. He has served in parish and campus ministry in both Chicago and Washington, DC, as well as Mundelein Seminary where he has taught scripture since 2009. He was appointed the rector at Mundelein in 2015. Father John holds doctorate degrees in scripture (Catholic University of America) and in astrophysics (University of Chicago). He last spoke to LSUS in September of 2019 on the topic, From Physics to the Divine: One Priest’s Journey.