Rev. William J. Metzger, OSFS

Rev. William J. Metzger, OSFS

First Profession:
August 21, 1962

Final Profession:
September 25, 1965

Ordination:
June 5, 1971

Ministries:
Faculty, Salesianum School, Bishop Ireton High School; Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Good Council; Pastor, Our Lady of Good Counsel.

Present Ministry:
Retired – Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish – Diocese of Arlington

Personality by Pixels

Where did you first encounter the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales?
1960 - when I entered Childs.

What experience of the Oblates led you to join the community?
I had none.

In your experience, what makes the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales distinct?
Approachable by all, humble, sincere.

In ten words or less, how would you sum up Salesian spirituality?
We recognize that everything and everybody is good: Jesus within them.

Why should someone consider becoming an Oblate of St. Francis de Sales today?
World needs our approach to life.

Who is your favorite historical figure? Why do you admire him/her?
Christ - he changed the world.  

What are some of your interests/hobbies?

Reading, traveling.