PARISH MISSION - March 6-8, 2016
Featuring Fr. John Tourangeau, O. Praem.
Join us for Mass on Saturday, March 5, at 4 pm or Sunday, March 6, at 8 am or 10 am. Fr. John will then begin his first presentation at 1 pm on Sunday in Church. On Monday and Tuesday, Fa-ther will do two presentations: one at 9 am and repeated at 7 pm in church. We hope you can make it to Mass and for all three talks, but please join us for as many as your schedule al-lows! No charge, but a free-will offering will be accepted.
Father’s talks will be based upon some of the major themes of the Rediscover Jesus* book by Matthew Kelly of Dynamic Catholic, as well as living, loving and serving with passion and pur-pose.
*A copy of this book can be purchased at the Ss. Edward & Isidore parish office for $1.50 each.
A Norbertine and priest, Fr. John served as a transitional deacon and newly ordained priest at Providence of God Parish (Chicago, IL), followed by a move to the Archdiocese of Santa Fe, NM. There he served as Parochial Vicar at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Community (Albuquerque, NM), followed by pastorates at St. Gertrude Parish (Mora, NM), Our Lady of Guada-lupe Parish (Clovis, NM), San Francisco de Asís Parish (Ranchos de Taos, NM), and St. Anne Parish (Albuquerque, NM). During those years he also served as Vicar Fo-rane (Dean) and later as a mem-ber of the Presbyteral Council. He returned to St. Norbert Abbey and was appointed Vocation Co-ordinator in 2009 and Pastor of St. Norbert College Parish in 2012, ministries he concluded in 2015 to focus on the completion of his PhD studies and dissertation in Organization Development, write two books and grow his inspira-tional preaching ministry.