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Curriculum Vitae

Bishop Glen John Provost

Biographical Data:

Birthdate: August 9, 1949 (Lafayette, LA)
Home: Lake Charles, Louisiana


Ordained a Priest by His Holiness Pope Paul VI on June 29, 1975 in St. Peter's Basilica, Rome, Italy.
Named third Bishop of Lake Charles March 6, 2007. Ordained Bishop and Installed April 23, 2007.


1972 - Summer semester, L’Institut Catholique, Paris, France (French language)
1980 - Summer semester, University of London (Victorian literature)
1997 - Fall semester, Don Quichote Institute, Salamanca (Spanish language)
1971 - Fall semester, Instututo Santa Maria, Rome (Italian language)
1997 - Fall, Archaeological Study Tours, Syria, Jordan, and Turkey

Private instructions: piano, organ, cello, violin, and viola


1981 - Masters Thesis, UL Printing


1975-1983 - Associate Pastor, St. Mary Magdalene Parish, Abbeville, Louisiana
1983-1985 - Pastor, St. Leo IV Parish, Roberts Cove, Louisiana
1985-1998 - Pastor, Cathedral of St. John Evangelist, Lafayette, Louisiana
1998-2007 - Pastor, Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Lafayette, Louisiana
2007-Present - Bishop of the Diocese of Lake Charles


1986 - Chaplain to His Holiness
1987-1999 - Episcopal Vicar and Dean of the West Lafayette Deanery
1987-1996 - Diocesan School Board
1985-Present - Judge, Lafayette Diocesan Tribunal
1991-Present - Diocesan Consultor
1986-Present - Bishop's Liaison to the Legal Community
1989-1991 - Chairman, Council of Priests
2001- Present - Member of the Council of Priests
1996-2000 - Lafayette Catholic Service Centers/ Opelousas Housing Corporation
2001-Present - Instructor in Church History, Diaconate Program, Diocese of Lafayette
2005-2006 - Vice Chairman, Council of Priests
2006-Present - Chairman, Council of Priests
2006-Present - Instructor in Department of Theology for Church History, Aquinas Institute, Holy Cross College, Lafayette/New Orleans
2007 - Board of Governors for the Pontifical North American College
2008 - Chair, Academic Committee, Notre Dame Seminary, New Orleans
        St. Joseph Seminary College, St. Benedict
2009 - Member Subcommittee on African American Affairs, US Conference of Catholic Bishops

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