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Fr. Patrick Wainwright

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Fr. Patrick Wainwright has been a priest of the Miles Christi religious order since 1997. A native of Argentina, he received a licentiate degree in philosophy from the Pontifical University of the Savior in Argentina.

He has taught philosophy and theology at the seminary and university levels, and has preached dozens of retreats and missions since his ordination.

Fr. Wainwright helped start a new Miles Christi religious house in Detroit in 2000, and has been exercising his ministry from there ever since.

 

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