to celebrate opening Mass Friday July 13, 2018!
Archbishop Domenico Sorrentino - Assisi, Italy
Archbishop Sorrentino will be bringing his Family of the Gospel Parish Renewal and will be accompanied by the Ardent Disciples of Jesus Crucified (Lay and Consecrated).
Bishop Sam Jacobs - Houma, LA
Bishop Sam Jacobs was ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Lafayette in 1964 where he served as pastor, chaplain, and associate pastor of several parishes there and also in the Diocese of Lake Charles. Bishop Jacobs was installed as the third bishop of Houma-Thibodaux in 2003. He retired in October of 2013 and is now the bishop emeritus of Houma-Thibodaux. He celebrated 50 years of priesthood on June 6, 2014, and marked 25 years of episcopacy on August 24, 2014.
Father Ed White - Renton, WA
Father Ed White was born in Deer Lodge, Montana and grew up in the midwest. He came to Seattle to study forestry, but soon discovered ministry as his primary interest. Becoming Catholic in 1980, Fr. Ed began a vocational search that took him through lay ministry, monastic life, and finally diocesan priesthood. He was ordained by Archbishop Brunett in 2005 and has served St. Stephens since 2006. He loves hiking, fishing, and travel.
Daniel Oberreuter - Catholic Rockband Lead Singer
The Mission of Daniel Oberreuter is to promote the Rosary, the Eucharist, and the Catholic Church through music. He is recognized by the National Youth Federation (His band played mainstage for NCCYM in San Antonio in December 2014 and played Indianapolis 2015 for 5000+ youth) and has played for multiple diocesan youth conferences and events across the nation. Lastly, this past summer his band, The Thirsting played on the main stage where Pope Frances was in Blonia Park for World Youth Day 2016
Sister Mary Danielle - Shaw Island, WA
Sister Mary Danielle is a member of the Religious Sisters of Mercy. They live a ferry ride away on peaceful Shaw Island. The Religious Sisters of Mercy, with its Motherhouse located in Alma, Michigan, is a Religious Institute of Pontifical Right dedicated to the Spiritual and Corporal works of Mercy.
Sr. Mary Danielle is looking forward to spending quality time with the youth and families at Faith on Fire. She's preparing hands-on activities and engaging instruction - it will be fun for all ages.
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