Rev. John O'Brien

About Rev. John O'Brien

Rev. John O'Brien was ordained in 2007. He earned a doctorate in Dogmatic Theology from the Gregorian University in Rome. He wrote his dissertation on Trinitarian Ecclesiology as a model of the Church. He currently serves as pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in Ferguson, MO, a predominantly Hispanic immigrant parish in the Archdiocese of St. Louis.

Culture of Encounter in Ferguson

Ferguson, Missouri has become a touchstone of contemporary discourse on race relations, usually juxtaposing African American and white populations. Yet, this Missouri town is also home to a Catholic parish that serves, among others, over a … [Read more...]