Upcoming Events View All
5
Trivia Night

Friday, 06/05/2020 at 6:15 PM

6
6
An Evening With Carrie Newcomer & Pianist Gary Walters

Saturday, 06/06/2020 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Jubilarians: Franciscan Friars of the Sacred Heart Province (OFM)

50th Reception

Father Michael Fowler

Birthplace: Petoskey, Mich.

Entrance: Aug. 31, 1969

First profession: Aug. 16, 1970

Final profession: Sept. 2, 1973

Education: Bachelor’s in sociology, Quincy University, 1972

Masters’ in divinity, Saint Louis University, 1976

Service in the archdiocese: Pastor, St. Anthony Church, St. Louis, 2011-present

Service outside the archdiocese: Associate pastor, Holy Childhood Church, Harbor Springs, Mich., 1976-77

Associate pastor and administrator of St. Mary Parish and Holy Family Parish, Bad River Indian Reservation in Odanah, Wis., 1978-83

Pastor, St. Francis Solano, Lac Courte Oreilles Indian Reservation in Reserve, Wis., 1983-86

Associate director of formation, 1986-87

Director of formation and pastor, Sacred Heart Church, Indianapolis, 1987-93

Sabbatical, Washington Theological Union, 1993-94

Studies and part-time parochial vicar, St. Leonard Parish, San Antonio, 1994-95

Associate director and director, Franciscan Vocation Center, and friar liaison, Franciscan Volunteer Program, 1995-2003

Interprovincial Post Novitiate Formation Directors Team, Chicago, 2004-08

Pastor, Cross in the Woods Shrine and Parish, Indian River, Mich., 2008-11


Father Ralph Parthie

Birthplace: Kansas City, Mo.

Entrance: Aug. 31, 1969

First profession: Aug. 16, 1970

Final profession: Sept. 2, 1973

Education: Master’s in divinity, Catholic Theological Union, 1975

Service in the archdiocese: Parish ministry, St. Francis Borgia, Washington, 1971-73

Sabbatical, 2016-17

Director of the Office of Friar Life and the Secretary of Formation and Studies, 2017-present

Service outside the archdiocese: Associate pastor, Holy Trinity Parish, Dubuque, Iowa, 1975-77

Assistant novice master, Oak Brook, Ill., 1977-81

Director of formation for the apostolic year, Sacred Heart Friary, and associate pastor, Sacred Heart Church, Indianapolis, 1981-87

Sabbatical, 1987-88

Outreach ministry, St. Peter Church, Chicago, 1988-91

Confessor and involved in AIDS ministry, St. Peter Church, Chicago, 1990-96

Ministry to people with HIV and AIDS, New Orleans, 1996-2002

Chaplain, Quincy University, 2002-09

Vice president for mission effectiveness, Quincy, Ill., 2007-09

Co-director, Novitiate Program, Cedar Lake, Ind., 2009-11

Director of novices, Burlington, Wis., 2011-16

Related Articles Module

Recent Articles Module

From the Archive Module

Jubilarians Franciscan Friars of the Sacred Heart Province OFM 4537

Must Watch Videos

Now Playing

    View More Videos