Fr. John Connor LC is appointed territorial director for the
Legion of Christ’s North American Territory, effective May 1, 2014.
Legion’s general director, Fr. Eduardo Robles Gil LC, made the
announcement April 12, in a letter to all Legionaries in
the territory. Fr. Connor replaces Fr. Luis Garza LC, who
has served as the territory’s director for the past three
years; his new assignment will be announced later.
“I’m humbled by
this assignment and ask for the prayers of everyone in
the North American Territory,” said Fr. John. “I especially want
to thank Fr. Luis for his leadership and example of
faith and perseverance over the past several years.”
Fr. Connor was
ordained to the priesthood in 2001. He has worked in
several different ministries, including dean of discipline at the Everest
Academy in Madrid, Spain. He worked in the development office
of the Legion for several years and from 2004 -
2009 was Local Coordinator of Apostolate for Regnum Christi in
New York. He helped found and direct the Lumen Institute,
served as assistant to the territorial director for apostolate, and
was director of the former Atlanta Territory. He will retain
his current role as head of the territory’s Institutional Advancement
Click here to read a letter from Fr. John
to the members of the North American Territory.