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Michael Perras, OFM
Michael Perras, OFM

Friar Michael Perras, OFM. Born and raised in Saskatchewan. The oldest of four. Learned about serving the community growing up in his parent’s grocery store in a small rural community with lots of extended family nearby. Loves being an Uncle and a Godfather.

Enjoys Christmas, learning from the lives of the saints, being creative in the kitchen, a good run, a good song and setting a good table for celebrations. Can be found writing early in the morning or tinkering in the chapel throughout the day.

Prior to joining the Franciscans served in various communities as a Youth Minister and Pastoral Assistant. Holds Certificates in Youth Ministry, Lay Ministry, Liturgical Studies, and Spiritual Direction along with a Bachelor of Theology degree. Solemnly Professed Friar since August 2019.


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