Rev. William F. Walsh, OSFS

First Profession:
August 22, 1960

Final Profession:
May 3, 1964

October 26, 1968

Faculty, Salesianum School; Principal, Bishop Ireton High School; Campus Minister, De Sales Univesity, Lafayette College, Moravian College; Parochial Vicar, Immaculate Conception; Pastor, Annunciation Parish, Holy Redeemer by the Sea

Present Ministry:
Pastor – Holy Redeemer by the Sea Parish and Holy Trinity by the Sea Chapel – Diocese of Raleigh

Personality by Pixels

How did you know you were called to your vocation?
Since seventh grade – influenced by my mom and dad and friends.

Who had the greatest influence on you becoming an Oblate and why?
Rev. Matt McVey, OSFS.  He taught me Spanish and was a family friend.

What do you feel has been the greatest blessing in your life?
The people that I have touched in ministry.

What do you find most inspiring about our Catholic social teaching?
Life and dignity of the human person.

What captures your heart or imagination about the life of Jesus?
His unconditional love for all.

How do you feel the Holy Spirit moving in the Church today?
In the “Sensus Fidelium.”

What is your favorite Bible story or passage?
Prodigal Son.

What is one skill you wish you had?
To play a musical instrument.