Four years ago 23-year-old Parker Love decided to convert to Roman Catholicism. He took the RCIA (Right of Christian Initiation of Adults) course and joined parishioners at Resurrection Parish. It wasn’t long after that he felt the call to priesthood and began that journey at St. Joseph’s Seminary, Edmonton.
Two years into his studies a serious mountain bike accident in the summer of 2013 interrupted that journey. He spent months in a Calgary hospital recovering from injuries that left him in a wheelchair as a paraplegic. But his determination to become a priest never left him and on Saturday, August 15 he took another step toward his goal when Regina Archbishop Daniel Bohan installed him as Lector during Resurrection Parish’s Saturday afternoon mass; his family in the front pew witnessing the event.
There was initial concern whether he could continue his spiritual journey but with support from the Archbishop and St. Joseph’s Seminary, Edmonton, he will...Read More