Rev. Christopher J. Hudgin, OSFS

Rev. Christopher J. Hudgin, OSFS

First Profession:
January 11, 1976

Final Profession: 
May 26, 1979

June 13, 1981

Deacon, St. Paschal Baylon Parish; Faculty, Father Judge High School, Bishop Verot High School, De Sales University, St. Francis de Sales High School.

Present Ministry:
Parochial Vicar, St. Joseph Parish,  Sylvania, OH

Personality by Pixels

What was a favorite course you had in school, from grade school thru grad school?
Liturgiology with Gerry Austin, O.P.

Why is Salesian gentleness so important to you? 
The people we minister to need Salesian gentleness.  Our world needs it as well.

If you were asked to select a motto by which to live - other than De Sales' Live Jesus, what would it be?
Be who you are, and be that well.

What do you miss about living in a time when there was less technology?  Why?
Enjoying a meal or conversation when no one is checking his/her cell phone.

Pope Francis continues to both inspire and challenge.  What is most inspiring about him and what is most challenging?
Inspiring - humility, genuine love of people.  Challenging - moving us out of our comfort zones.

Of all the gifts friends and family have given you, what is a favorite?
An apostolic (papal) blessing on the occasion of my ordination.

On a bad day, how do you make it a little better?  
Enjoying dinner with confreres or friends.

What is a favorite Scripture quote or passage? 
Of him to whom much has been given, much is expected.