Daniel Maria Klimek, T.O.R., Ph.D.

Franciscan friar, scholar, and writer.

Br. Daniel Maria Klimek, T.O.R., is a Franciscan friar, scholar, and writer. He earned his Ph.D. in spirituality with distinction from the Catholic University of America, and received his Master of Arts in Religion from Yale Divinity School, concentrating on the history of Christianity. Br. Daniel Maria's writings have appeared in Aleteia, Patheos, ChurchPop, Mystic Post, Shalom Tidings magazine, Ministry Values, MedjugorjeToday, Spirit of Medjugorje, and Medjugorje.org. He has been featured on Radio Maria (USA), MaryTV, Radio Veritas, and the documentary film Queen of Peace. Br. Daniel Maria’s writings have been translated into Italian, Croatian, Polish, German, Spanish, Korean, and Indonesian. His scholarly articles have been published in Franciscan Connections: The Cord – A Spiritual Review, Glossolalia, and the Encyclopedia of Global Religion. Br. Daniel Maria is a friar with the Franciscan Friars of the Third Order Regular of the Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus. He blogs at www.danielklimek.com.