Patrick Gillespie

Patrick Gillespie holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Arts in Leadership (Ministry) from Trinity Western University. Currently, he is the Director of the Catechetics Office for the Archdiocese of Vancouver. Patrick brings a variety of experience; over the past 17 years he has served the Archdiocese as the Director of Evangelization, a Consultant for the Office of Youth Ministry, and has worked in the Catholic High Schools. He is passionate about the work of passing on the faith of the Church and convinced that in catechesis we can encounter Jesus Christ, the answer to all humanity’s longing. Patrick, his wife Shauna, and their 5 children are parishioners of Star of the Sea parish.

Degrees
  • Master of Arts Leadership (Trinity Western University, 2007)
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (Trinity Western University, 1998)
Previous Appointments
  • Director, Office of Evangelization; Archdiocese of Vancouver