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Victor Joseph Clark, American abbot. Joined Order of St. Benedict, 1949, ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1954. Member (abbey) American Cassinese Congregation of the Order of St. Benedict, Knights of Columbus (chaplain 1975).

Background

Clark, Victor Joseph was born on January 7, 1930 in Cullman, Alabama, United States. Son of Marcus Rene and Anna Marie (Schwann) Clark.

Education

Associate of Arts, St. Bernard Junior College, Cullman, 1948. Bachelor of Science, St. Benedict College, 1951. Master of Science, Auburn University, 1957.

Postgraduate, St. Bernard Abbey, 1951.

Career

Biology teacher, St. Bernard College, Cullman, 1952-1979; dean of men, St. Bernard College, Cullman, 1965-1969; business officer, St. Bernard Abbey, Cullman, 1976-1982, 86-87; pastor, St. Bartholemew Church, Elberta, Alabama, 1983-1986; abbot, St. Bernard Abbey, Cullman, since 1987. Chairman, Board Of Directors St. Bernard Preparatory School, Cullman, since 1987.

Achievements

  • Joined Order of St. Benedict, 1949, ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1954.

Membership

Member (abbey) American Cassinese Congregation of the Order of St. Benedict, Knights of Columbus (chaplain 1975).

Connections

father:
Marcus Rene Clark

mother:
Anna Marie (Schwann) Clark