Mikail Whitfield, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor of Liturgy and Sacraments 


M.A., Ph.D., Ave Maria University 

B.A., Franciscan University of Steubenville 

Research Interests 

Sacramental theology, liturgy, marriage and Theology of the Body, Thomistic theology 


Mikail Whitfield joined Mount St. Mary’s Seminary & School of Theology in 2022 as Assistant Professor of Liturgy and Sacraments. Some of his courses are Theology of Marriage, Principles of Sacramental Theology and Theology of Liturgy. 

Dr. Whitfield is a graduate of Ave Maria University where he earned both a master’s degree and doctorate in theology. He is the author of a number of articles, conference presentations and lectures. His current work includes writing on sacramental and Thomistic theology, with further interests in liturgical and cultural renewal. 

Selected Publications 

“Aquinas on Relations: A Topic Which Aquinas Himself Perceives as Foundational to Theology,” European Journal for the Study of Thomas Aquinas, vol. 38 (2020): 15-32. 

“Divine Causality and Human Freedom,” Fellowship of Catholic Scholars Quarterly, vol. 37 (2014): 29-37.