Fr. Rodrigue Institution as Rector


On Tuesday, August 16th, Father Joshua Rodrigue was installed as the 17th rector and seventh president of Notre Dame Seminary by Archbishop Gregory Aymond during the Mass of the Holy Spirit here at Notre Dame Seminary. Father Rodrigue was ordained in 2002 for the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux. He had served since 2017 as director of pastoral formation, formation advisor and director of spiritual formation and as a spiritual director at the Pontifical North American College in Rome. At his installation, Father Rodrigue encouraged seminarians present to trust in the Lord. “If we place all of our hopes and trust in him, there is nothing to fear,” he said. “God will provide.”