Reverend David M. Fitz-Patrick, Pastor
202-337-4835 ext. 102
Before coming to Our Lady of Victory in July 2014, Father Fitz-Patrick served in the U.S. Air Force Chaplain Corps for 24 years. His assignments included base level assignments in California, the U.K., Florida, Virginia, Germany and New Jersey; three years on the staff at the Chaplain Corps College in Alabama; Third Air Force Chaplain in Germany, and five deployments in support of Operations Desert Storm, Desert Watch, Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. He attended Squadron Officer School, Air Command and Staff College, a year for study and research in Marriage and Family at the University of Nebraska, and Air War College. His final duty assignment was as the Air Force District of Washington Command Chaplain.
Prior to his Air Force career, he spent several years teaching at Monroe Catholic High School, and served several parishes in the Diocese of Fairbanks, Alaska. He spent his last six years in Alaska as Rector at the Cathedral.
Fr Fitz-Patrick was born in New London, CT. He attended Blessed Sacrament School and Cathedral Latin High School in Washington, DC, and studied at LaSalle University in Philadelphia, Georgetown University, the Pontifical University of St. Thomas in the City (The Angelicum), in Rome, and the Catholic University of America.
Fr. Leo D. Lefebure - In Residence
202-337-4835, ext 107
Leo D. Lefebure is the Matteo Ricci, S.J., Professor of Theology at Georgetown University and a priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago. He is the author of four books, including The Buddha and the Christ and Revelation, the Religions, and Violence, which received the Pax Christi U.S.A. 2001 Book Award and which was translated into Indonesian and published in Jakarta. His next book, which is co-authored with Peter Feldmeier, will be published in 2010: Following the Path of Wisdom: A Christian Commentary on the Dhammapada. He is a long-time participant in dialogues with Jews, Muslims, and Buddhists. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies, associate editor of Chicago Studies, and editor-at-large for The Christian Century. Before coming to Georgetown University, he taught at Fordham University in New York City and the University of St. Mary of the Lake in Mundelein, IL.
Fr. Rodolfo Salinas
In Residence, Chaplain at Sibley Hospital
Biography coming soon.
Deacon Matthew Houle
Deacon Matthew Houle was ordained to the permanent Deaconate on May 19, 2007, by Bishop Robert Baker in the Diocese of Charleston. He moved to the Washington, DC area in 2011 along with his wife Lisa and their two children, Nicholas and Jacqueline. Deacon Houle holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Master of Business degree. He is the son of Dr. Paul and Mrs. Lois Houle and the brother of eight siblings and uncle to numerous nieces and nephews.
Brother Leo Camurati, O.P.
Br. Leo Camurati entered the Order of Preachers in 2011. He is a graduate of Cooper Union in New York, where he studied Mechanical Engineering. Prior to entering the Order, he worked to administer an Engineering Standards Committee. He was ordained a deacon in March 2017.
Brother Joseph Hagan, O.P.
Weekend Assistant, RCIA
Br. Joseph Martin Hagan graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2009. He spent the following year trekking around Ireland, serving with NET Ministries. Then, he returned to Notre Dame's Echo program and completed an M.A. in theology, while serving in the Diocese of Wilmington, DE. Br. Joseph entered the Order of Preachers in 2012, and he was ordained a deacon in March 2018.