Priestly Ordination of Warren Dungen
Fr. Warren Dungen was ordained to the Holy Priesthood on July 20, 2017, the feast of the Holy Prophet Elias, by Bishop Bryan Bayda, CSsR, Eparch of Saskatoon. The ordination took place at St. George Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral in Saskatoon at the festal Divine Liturgy. Fr. Warren was ordained to the Diaconate earlier in 2017 in Ottawa.
Fr. Warren is married to his wife, Lori-Lou (20 years), and they have 4 sons: Peter, Andrew, James, and John. He comes from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, where he served as Director of Youth Ministry for 11 years at the Roman Catholic Diocese of Prince Albert. He also held a similar role, as Director of Youth Ministry for the Archdiocese of Mobile, Alabama, and the Diocese of Alexandria, Louisiana, with over 20 years of youth ministry experience. Fr. Warren received additional theological formation at Seminary of Christ the King in Mission, British Columbia. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Concordia University of Edmonton and recently completed his Masters of Divinity degree in Eastern Christian Studies from Saint Paul University / Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute (MASI). Fr. Warren is assigned to pastoral ministry in Kamsack and area.
Post cover photo by Teresa Bodnar Hiebert. All other photos courtesy of Chelsey Dawn Photography.