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Jubilarians | Congregation of the Mission (Vincentians) (CM)

50th Ordination

Father John Francis Clark, CM

Birthplace: Berwyn, Illinois

Entrance: 1960

First profession: 1965


Bachelor’s in philosophy, St Mary’s Seminary, Perryville, 1965

Degree in theology, DeAndreis Seminary, Lemont, Illinois, 1969

Master’s in education, University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas, 1975

Master’s in divinity, DeAndreis Seminary, Lemont, Illinois, 1982

Master’s in speech, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1983

Service in the archdiocese: Associate pastor, St. Vincent DePaul Church, Perryville, 1969-73

Faculty, Kenrick Glennon Seminary, 1983-88, 1995-2005

Director, Daughters of Charity, West Central Province, 2003-11

Spiritual advisor, Society of St. Vincent de Paul for Midwestern Region, 2005-11

Senior Confrere, 2016-present

Service outside the archdiocese: Faculty and spiritual director, Queen of Angels Seminary, California, 1973-74

Faculty and spiritual director, St. Vincent’s Seminary, California, 1974-76

Vocation director, St. Vincent de Paul Seminary, Illinois, 1976-79

Vocation director, DeAndreis Seminary, Illinois, 1979-82

Pastor, Most Precious Blood Church, 1988-92

Vocation director, DeAndreis House, Colorado, 1992-94

Faculty, St. Thomas Seminary, Colorado, 1994-95

Chaplain, Daughters of Charity, East Central Province, 2011-12

Spiritual director, Holy Trinity Seminary, Texas, 2012-16

Spiritual advisor for South Central Region, St. Vincent DePaul, Texas, 2014-16

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