Legionaries of Christ
The Legion of Christ is a religious congregation of pontifical right, founded in 1941. Its mission is to extend the Kingdom of Christ in society according to the requirements of Christian justice and charity, and in close collaboration with the bishops and the pastoral plans of each diocese. Today the Legion has 3 bishops, 889 priests, and 2,373 religious, novices, candidates, and students in the apostolic schools in houses in 22 countries.
Our Calgary Legionary Priests
Fr. Kennth LeBlanc, LC
Fr. Kenneth was born in Rogersville, New Brunswick, Canada. He was ordained a priest in 2002. He is the Superior of the Legionaries of Christ Community and Chaplain for the Women Section in Calgary.
Fr. John Gannon, LC
Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Fr. John was ordained a priest in Rome on November 25, 2004, after training in Spain, Colombia, Brazil, and Italy. He spent 2004-2006 obtaining his licentiate in moral theology from Regina Apostolorum University in Rome, Italy. In 2005, he became the Vice-Rector of the general directorate in Rome. In 2006, he moved to Canada to become the Vice-Rector of the novitiate in Cornwall, Ontario. He currently directs the Regnum Christi movement in Western Canada. In 2016, Fr. John was appointed Pastor of Sacred Heart Parish, Calgary.
Fr. Daniel Wilson, LC
Fr. Daniel is a southern Californian from Orange County, USA. Brought up in a devout, loving, evangelical Christian family, he was received into the Catholic faith in university. It was at the University of Dallas where Fr. Daniel incorporated into Regnum Christi and was on the young men’s team for 3 yrs. A year after graduating from university, he entered the novitiate of the Legionaries of Christ and 11 yrs later was ordained a priest. Learn more ...
Fr. Michael O'Connor, LC
Fr. Michael grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He entered the Legion of Christ in 2005 in Cheshire, Connecticut where he began his studies of religious life before continuing these studies in Ireland, Spain and then Rome. In the Eternal City, he completed his bachelor’s degree in philosophy and was sent to work as Dean of Students for two years in Center Harbour, New Hampshire, then continued the same work with young men in Cornwall, Ontario for another year. Learn more...
Fr. Alejandro Mijangos, LC
Fr. Alex joined the Congregation of the Legionaries of Christ at age 17. After having done novitiate in Cheshire, Connecticut, he professed religious vows. He studied Philosophy at the Legion’s College in New York and Sacred Theology in Rome. He was a member of the formation staff of the Legion of Christ's Apostolic Schools in New Hampshire, USA, and in Ontario, Canada. Learn more...