Father Luis Runde

Order: 
Franciscan Friars of the Sacred Heart Province (OFM)
Jubilee year: 
60th, reception
Birth name: 
James
Birthplace: 
Teutopolis, Ill.
Entrance: 
1957
Final profession: 
1961
Ordination: 
1965
Education: 

Bachelor's degree, Antonianum, Rome, Italy

Master's of arts degree, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago

Service in the archdiocese: 

Development office, Sacred Heart Province headquarters, St. Louis, 1992-96

Supply ministry and ministry providing food for the poor, St. Germain Friary, Dittmer, 2013-present

Service outside of the archdiocese: 

Pastoral formation, Our Lady of Angels, Cleveland, 1965-66

Missionary work, Brazil, 1966-83

Pastor, St. Mary's Parish, Memphis, Tenn., 1983-84

Parochial vicar, St. Mary's Parish, Memphis, 1984-87

Chaplain, V.A. Hospital, Memphis, 1986-87

Tau House Ministries and Central American Refugee Apostolate, New Orleans, La., 1987-89

Parochial vicar, San Jose Parish in San Antonio, Texas, 1989-90

Pastor, St. Bonaventure Parish in San Antonio, 1990-92

Missionary work, Nicaragua, 1996-99

Holy Land, 2000

Associate pastor with emphasis on Hispanic ministry, St. Mary Parish, McGehee, Ark., 2000-01

Confessor, St. Peter Parish, Chicago, 2001-08

Parochial vicar, St. Michael Parish, Bedford, Texas, 2008-12

Pastor, Sacred Heart Parish, Breckenridge, Texas, and Mission at Jesus of Nazareth Parish, Albany, Texas, 2012-13