Fish have to swim. Birds have to fly. Catholics have to go to Mass on Sundays. Once, it all seemed self-evident, not anymore. In an effort to help clarify what the Catholic Church teaches among the many misconceptions the world puts out there, Fr. Edwin will be presenting on the top 10 beliefs that every Catholic should know but sometimes goes misunderstood. More than simply Catholic trivia, these are important concepts that can help us to better understand and profess our beliefs.
Ordained in 2012 by Cardinal Kevin J. Farrell for the Diocese of Dallas, Fr. Edwin Leonard served his first two years of priesthood as the Parochial Vicar at St. Rita Catholic Church, in July 2014 he was assigned as the Director of Vocations. The past three years and under Fr. Leonard’s direction the diocese accepted a total of 52 new seminarians. His work with the National Evangelization Team (NET) from 2003-2005 helped develop his ability to promote the Gospel with devotion. Fr. Leonard is a graduate of Franciscan University. He uses his strong enthusiasm for crossfit, movies, sporting events, and music festivals to connect with the youth and young adults of the diocese. Fr. Edwin “enjoys sharing his love for the Gospel with the youth and teaching the next great generation of saints."