Fr. Jason Vidrine
Birthday: 29 May 1981
Father and Stepmother: James and Janis Vidrine
Stepfather and Mother: David and Debbie Blood
5 Siblings: 1 Brother, 4 Sisters
Employee at a local convenience store for two years in high school.
Graduated Valedictorian from Bayou Chicot High School - May 1998
Entered St. Joseph Seminary College - August 1998
- Chairman, Vocation Committee
- Student MC/Sacristan
- SGA President
- Graduated May 2002 with BA in Philosophy and Liberal Arts, Magna Cum Laude
Entered Pontifical North American College - September 2002
- Assistant Sacristan, 2002-2004
- Head Sacristan, 2004-2005
- Chairman of the Pastoral Council (2005-5006 Academic year)
Studied at Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas - Oct. 2002 - June 2006
Earned S.T.B., Magna Cum Laude
- June 2005
Earned M.A. in Dogmatic/Systematic Theology, Magna Cum Laude
- June 2006
Seminary Apostolic Work:
St. Joseph Seminary College:
- Visited sick in Nursing Homes in Covington, LA.
- Worked at a Children’s home in Covington, LA.
- Taught adults to read at Faith Bible Church, Covington, LA.
- Worked with youth at St. Joseph Church, Ponchatoula, LA.
- Worked with poor and young at Covenant House, New Orleans, LA.
- Assisted classes with challenged children, Covington Elementary School
- 15 day mission trip to Saltillo, Mexico
North American College
Summer Parish Assignments as a Seminarian:
- Legion of Mary, 2002-2005
- President of Legion of Mary, 2004-2005 Academic year
- Diaconal ministry in Catholic parish at Navy Base in Naples, Italy
- Summer 1999 - Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, New Iberia, LA.
- Summer 2000 - Assumption of Our Lady Church, Mire, LA.
- Summer 2001 - St. Joseph and Our Lady of Victory Churches, Loreauville, LA.
- Summer 2002 - Assumption of Our Lady Church, Mire, LA.
- Summer 2003 - Studied French in Toulouse, France
- Summer 2004 - St. Anthony Church, Eunice, LA.
- Summer 2005 - Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Lafayette, LA.
Parish Pastoral Assignments:
- 6 October 2005 - Diaconal Ordination at St. Peter’s Basilica, Rome, Italy
- 8 July 2006 - Priestly Ordination at St. John Cathedral, Lafayette, LA.
- 19 July 2006 - 18 June 2008 Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Wisdom Church and Catholic
- Student Center - University of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA.
- 18 June 2008- Present Parochial Vicar, Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Scott, LA.