Rev. Peter Leonard, OSFS

Rev. Peter Leonard, OSFS

First Profession:
August 12, 1978

Final Profession:
May 5, 1984

May 31, 1986 

Faculty, De Sales University; Dean of Graduate Education; De Sales University

Present Ministry:
Pastor - Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish - High Point, NC

Personality by Pixels

Where did you first encounter the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales?  

In my parish growing up and at Northeast Catholic High School. 

What experience of the Oblates led you to join the community?                            

I enjoyed meeting Oblates and enjoyed their sense of fellowship.

In your experience, what makes the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales distinct?

Their pastoral competency and approachability.

In ten words or less, how would you sum up Salesian spirituality?

Live each day well in the presence of Jesus.

Why should someone consider becoming an Oblate of St. Francis de Sales today?

Our spirituality is enticing and contagious.

Who is your favorite historical figure? Why do you admire him/her?

Benjamin Franklin: He revolutionized our scientific world view.

What are some of your interests/hobbies?

 Cycling, weight lifting, music.