BROWN APPOINTED RECTOR OF THEOLOGICAL COLLEGE IN WASHINGTON, D.C. The Provincial Council of the Society of St. Sulpice in Baltimore has announced the appointment of the Rev. Phillip J. Brown, S.S., J.D., J.C.D., as rector of Theological College, the seminary of The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., effective July 1.
Brown is an alumnus of Theological College and he served on the faculty of the School of Canon Law at the Catholic University of America from 2006-2010.
Brown attended the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor where he earned a bachelor's degree in music. After undergraduate school he earned a degree in civil law from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.
Rev. Phillip J. Brown
Brown was ordained a priest of the Diocese of Bismarck in 1989. After ordination he served as parochial vicar at St. Leo's Parish in Minot and was chaplain at Bishop Ryan High School in Minot from 1989 to 1995. He was appointed pastor of St. Philomena Parish in Glenburn and St. John's Parish in Lansford in 1990. He served as pastor of St. Wenceslaus Parish in Dickinson from 1999 to 2001.
Sulpicians retain incardination in their own dioceses even after joining the society.
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH SPONSORING FINANCIAL COURSE ? A 13-week Financial Peace University course, taught by Dave Ramsey via DVD, will begin Thursday at 7 p.m. in First Presbyterian Church, 1000-3rd St. NE.
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Course topics will include saving for emergencies, budgeting, relationships and money and getting out of debt.
For more information, or to register for the course, call 852-0315.
FREEDOM SINGERS TO PRESENT CONCERT, GIVE TESTIMONY IN OUR SAVIOR LUTHERAN CHURCH A three-man vocal group, Freedom Singers, will be in concert April 4 at 7 p.m. in Our Savior Lutheran Church, 3705-11th St. SW.
The trio has worked with the Gaithers, Legacy 5, Greater Vision, the Booth Brothers and many other gospel groups. In addition to their harmony they will share their testimony of their journey to freedom from Romania and how they clung to their faith as they struggled to stay alive. Their story is one of adventure, courage, mistakes and miracles. It includes testimony of fearful nights as fugitives to being locked in a cargo container on the high seas.
A freewill offering will be received.
For more information, call 852-6404.