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FATHER WILLIAM E. O'BRIEN

Father William Eugene O'Brien, Jr. was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey on June 30, 1949, son of the late William Eugene O'Brien, Sr. and the late Dorothy Eileene Finley O'Brien. He attended Catholic elementary and high schools in New Jersey and received a B.A. degree in Communications from Seton Hall University South Orange, New Jersey in 1978. He worked as a computer programmer. He moved to Foster City, California in 1981. He entered SS Cyril & Methodius Byzantine Catholic Seminary Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in September, 1984 as a seminarian of the Eparchy of Van Nuys. He was ordained to the holy priesthood by the late Bishop Thomas V. Dolinay on May 8, 1988. His assignments include: Administrator of Saints Cyril & Methodius Byzantine Catholic Church in Spokane, Washington; Administrator of St. Basil the Great Byzantine Catholic Church in Los Gatos, California; Administrator of Saint Philip Byzantine Catholic Church in Sacramento, California; and Parochial Vicar of Saint John Chrysostom Byzantine Catholic Church in Seattle, Washington. Father O'Brien once again became the Administrator of Saints Cyril & Methodius Byzantine Catholic Church in Spokane, Washington on January 2, 2003.

 

 

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