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Lawrence Francis Asma, American Priest. Ordained priest Roman Catholic Chr., 1983. Local religious superior Congregation of the Mission, since 1994; chaplainKnights Columbus, since 1996. With United States Naval Reserve, 1970-1972, Vietnam. Member Association Mental Health Clergy (board certified), Association Professional Chaplains (board certified), Catholic Biblical Association, Congregation of Mission, Sigma Tau Delta.

Background

Asma, Lawrence Francis was born on October 21, 1947 in Waukegan, Illinois, United States. Son of Francis Victor and Isabelle Amelia (Recktenwald) Asma.

Education

Bachelor in English, University Wisconsin, Whitewater, 1969. Master of Arts in English, Illinois State University, 1974. Master of Arts in Scripture magna cum laude, De Andreis Seminary, 1982.

Master of Divinity, De Andreis Seminary, 1983.

Career

Director spritual formation Cardinal Glennon College, St. Louis, 1983-1985, instructor theology department, 1983-1985. Chaplain DePaul Health Center, 1985—2009. Chaplain Hyland Division St. Anthony's Medical Center, 2008—2009.

Director spiritual formation St. John Vianney and Uganda Martyrs Regional Seminary, Trinidad, West Indies, 2009—2010, retired. Board directors Rosati Stabilization Center, St. Louis, 1988-1994. Vice chairman Rosati Stabilization Center, 1990-1994.

Advisor Explorers, 1991-1992.

Achievements

  • Ordained priest Roman Catholic Chr., 1983.

Membership

Local religious superior Congregation of the Mission, since 1994. ChaplainKnights Columbus, since 1996. With United States Naval Reserve, 1970-1972, Vietnam.

Member Association Mental Health Clergy (board certified), Association Professional Chaplains (board certified), Catholic Biblical Association, Congregation of Mission, Sigma Tau Delta.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: ornithology, photography, drawing.

Connections

father:
Francis Victor Asma

mother:
Isabelle Amelia (Recktenwald) Asma