Seminarian Director

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Fr. John Whitlock grew up in St. Johns, Michigan, and is a graduate of Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, and Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit.  Before entering seminary, he worked as a Certified Public Accountant and as a corporate internal auditor.  He was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Earl Boyea in 2013.   He has served as parochial vicar at Queen of the Miraculous Medal Parish in Jackson and Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Michigan Center, and as a formation adviser and spiritual director at St. John Vianney College Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota.

If you have any questions for him, regarding discernment to priesthood, ongoing formation and resources please contact Fr. John during the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday by email to