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Curriculum Vitae

Father William C. Blanda



Date of Birth: July 20, 1963
Place: Harvey, Louisiana

EDUCATION

Bachelors from Saint Joseph Seminary College in Philosophy and Religion
Theology Degree (M.Div.) From Mount Saint Mary's Seminary in Emmitsburg, Maryland

HOLY ORDERS

Ordained by The Most Reverend Harry J. Flynn (former Bishop of Lafayette and present
    Archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis)
Invested as a Knight of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem, 1996

PASTORAL ASSIGNMENTS

Associate Pastor of St. Peter Church, Carencro, LA. 1991-1994
Chaplain of Teurlings High School, Lafayette, LA. 1992-1994
Administrator of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary 1994-1995
    And The Mission of St. Frances Cabrini , Kaplan, LA.
Pastor of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary 1995 - 2002
    And The Mission of St. Frances Cabrini , Kaplan, LA.
Pastor of St. Mary Magdalen Church, Abbeville, LA. 2002 - Present

DIOCESAN POSITIONS AND APPOINTMENTS

1991 - 2000 - Assistant Master of Ceremonies
1992 - 1994 - Bishop's representative to the Louisiana Interchurch Conference
1995 - 1999 - Diocesan School Board
1998 - 2002 - Diocesan Personnel Board
1999 - Dean of the Vermilion Deanery (Vicar Forane)
2000 - 2003 - Master of Ceremonies to Bishop O'Donnell
2001 - Present - Diocesan Liaison for Hurricane Preparedness
2004 - 2005 - College of Consultors
2004 - 2005 - Council of Priests
2005 - Present - Master of Ceremonies to Bishop Jarrell
2005 - Professor of Homelitics, Diocesan Diaconate Program
1999 & 2006 - Professor - Liturgy & Liturgical Practicums, Diocesan Diaconate Program


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