Fr. Leonard Mary
About Fr. Leonard Mary
Director of Temporary Professed Friars, MFVA Media General Manager
Rev. Fr. Leonard Mary, MFVA comes from East Los Angeles, California. Before religious life, he attended community college part-time, worked for a department store for seven years, served as a lay missionary and was active at his local parish. He entered the Franciscan Missionaries of the Eternal Word in October 2002 and professed final vows on August 14, 2008. Br. Leonard was ordained to the diaconate on May 21, 2011 and completed his theological studies at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary on May 4, 2012 earning a Masters in Divinity. Fr. Leonard was ordained to the priesthood on June 2, 2012 and serves primarily in Irondale. He is the Director of Temporary Professed Brothers and is the MFVA Media General Manager.