Rev. Donavan Labbe'
Date of birth: January 9, 1970
Hometown: Opelousas, LA.
Parents: Ludrick and Brenda Labbe
Siblings: One brother and one sister
Home Church Parish: St. Peter, Carencro, LA.
High School Graduation: May 1988
Diaconate Ordination: May 11, 1996
Priesthood Ordination: June 7, 1997
BA (Philosophy and Theology) Franciscan University of
Steubenville, OH, 1992 (Cum Laude)
Spirituality Year: Mary Immaculate Seminary, Northampton,
PA, 1992 - 1993
MA, MDiv (Theology, concentration in Church History) Mount
St. Mary's Seminary,
Emmitsburg, MD, 1997 (Summa cum Laude)
1997 - 1999: Associate Pastor, Our Lady of the Holy Rosary
Church and St. Francis Xavier Cabrini
Mission, Kaplan, LA.
1999 - 2000: Associate Pastor, Cathedral of St. John the
Evangelist, Lafayette, LA.
2000 - 2001: Associate Pastor, Sacred Heart of Jesus Church
and Mission of Belaire Cove, and
Sacramental Minister, St. Joseph Church, Ville Platte, LA.
2001 - 2004: Pastor, St. Marcellus Church, Rynella, LA.
2004 - 2005: Pastor, St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Church,
2005 - 2006: Novice for Community of Jesus Crucified,
Lafayette; formation with Community of
Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, NY
Pastor, St. Nicholas Church, Lydia, and
Sacramental Minister, St. Marcellus Church, Rynella