Deacon Joe Forgue, (Ret.)






Deacon Joe Forgue was ordained a permanent deacon in 1986.  He has taught and coached in a variety of high schools; served five years as a parish Religious Education Director; worked as a member of the inaugural Parish Social Ministry Team for Oklahoma City Catholic Charities; assisted with catechetical and diaconate formation; been a federal prison chaplain for a dozen years; and taught college theology courses for two decades.  Deacon Joe has graduate degrees in education and in theology.  Four Oklahoma Archbishops have relied on Deacon Joe for a number of archdiocesan-wide tasks. 

Deacon Joe Forgue and Joanne, have been in Colorado Springs and at Our Lady of the Pines since 2015.   Deacon Joe looks forward to continued growth in his faith through interplay with the people of this parish, where his oldest son, daughter-in-law, and two grandsons are members.  Another son, daughter-in-law, and three grandchildren are living in California.

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