Fr Tom Condon is the New Provincial of the Province of St Martin de Porres, USA

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The Southern Province in the United States of America
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Thomas Condon, OP
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The Master of the Order, fr Bruno Cadoré has confirmed the election of Fr Thomas M. Condon as the Prior Provincial of the Province of St Martin de Porres, USA.

He was born in 1953 in Memphis. With a degree in Psychology and after working as a school psychologist, he entered the novitiate and made his first profession in the Order in 1982. In 1988, he was ordained to the priesthood at the completion of his basic formation. He holds a Doctorate in Ministry (D. Min.) with speciality in preaching from Aquinas Institute of Theology.

He has been involved in pastoral work, formation, preaching and teaching apostolates. He has been; the Pastor of St Thomas More Parish and Tulane Catholic Centre, New Orleans and the Pastor of St Peters Parish and Director of St Martin de Porres Shrine both in Memphis. His pastoral engagements include preaching of recollections, retreats, conferences and workshops. He has also worked with prisoners, including counselling ministry with death row inmates.

He has served as the Student Master, member of the Intellectual Life Commission, Admissions Board and member of the Formation and Provincial Council all in his Province. As at the time of his election, he was the Socius and Vicar Provincial of the Province.

He is a lover of sports (tennis) and regular exercises and also a film critic. He publishes reviews of movies in the website and newsletters of his Province and the DomLife.

 

(28 May 2014)