Born in Croatia on September 23, 1921, Janko entered the Order of Preachers in 1943, and professed first vows on August 4, 1944. After his ordination to the priesthood on July 18, 1948, Fr. Janko spent nearly 60 years teaching Moral and Social Theology. After his retirement from the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology, he continued to serve the people of God, providing counseling and spiritual direction to all in need. He died on May 1, 2013.
Fr. Michael Dodds’ homily from the funeral Mass describes Fr. Janko’s life in greater detail.