Leonard Olivier Photo

Leonard Olivier

Born: Oct 12, 1923

Death: Nov 19, 2014

Birthplace: United States of America

Nationality: United States

Leonard Olivier

Date of Birth : Oct 12, 1923
Date of Death : Nov 19, 2014
Birth Place : United States of America

Leonard James Olivier S.V.D. was a Roman Catholic bishop. He was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana. In 1951 he was ordained a priest for the Society of the Divine Word in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. From 1952 through 1973 he served as Assistant Dean and Dean of Seminarians and rector of the Religious Community. From 1974 through 1982 he was Secretary of Studies for all USA Divine Word Seminaries and Rector of the Religious Community of Divine Word Seminary. St. Anthony's parish in Lafayette, Louisiana was his first pastorate. In the last two years of that assignment, he also served as part-time Vicar for Black Catholics in the Diocese of Lafayette in Louisiana. He became full-time Vicar in 1986. Two years later, on November 7, 1988, he was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington by Pope John Paul II.

Source: Freebase, CC-YY
Copyright © Famous-Peoples.com