John Ricard

John Ricard

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Huston Ricard, S.S.J. (born February 29, 1940) is an African American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He was the fourth Bishop of the Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee. John Ricard was born in Baton Rouge; he is Creole. After graduating from St. Francis Xavier High School in 1958, he joined the Josephite Fathers at Mary Immaculate Novitiate in Walden, New York, and entered Epiphany Apostolic College in Newburgh. He completed his theological studies at St. Joseph Seminary in Washington, D.C., and was ordained to the priesthood on May 25, 1968. He then served as assistant pastor at St. Peter Claver Church in New Orleans until 1972, and earned a Master degree from Tulane University in 1970. He was pastor of Holy Redeemer Church (1972-75) and of Holy Comforter-St. Cyprian Church (1975-79), both in Washington, D.C., where he also served as an instructor at the National Catholic School of Social Service at the Catholic University of America from 1976 to 1978.show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Flu Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136727331
  • 9786136727332