Fr. Larry Léger was ordained to the Priesthood in 1993 and for two years was Associate Pastor for St. Jerome Parish in Brampton, Ontario. Since then he has served as pastor at four parishes in the Archdiocese of Toronto, most recently at St. Mary’s in Barrie, Ontario.
He is first and foremost a pastor with 26 years of experience. He has been a member of the RCIA Resource Committee, as well as the Liturgy Resource Committee of the Archdiocese of Toronto.
He has also been the Vice-Chair of the Ontario Liturgical Committee, Chair of the Archdiocese of Toronto Priest’ Seminar Committee, a member of the CCS Homelessness Partnership Strategy Committee, where he also served on the Advisory Board, as well as a member of the Caledon Community Services Board of Directors.
Fr. Larry has been a team member of the North American Forum on the Catechumenate for 11 years. He has presented on the implementation of the Rites of Christian Initiation of Adults across North America, including on the specific periods of initiation including the rites associated with those periods: Pre-Catechumenate, Catechumenate, Purification and Enlightenment/Mystagogy.
He has also been a presenter at the ICSC Stewardship Conference in San Francisco on the topic of “Sustaining Stewardship in the Parish”, as well as presenting at a conference for Priests of Corner Brook and Labrador on “Stewardship from a Pastor’s Perspective”.
Fr. Larry has also authored several articles in Today’s Parish Magazine and co-authored, with Catherine Ecker a series on Children and Initiation in “Celebrate”.