Our Lady of Lourdes
Happy Easter  . . . Jesus is Risen!
  1. Father Karl Celebrating Mass during a Mission.
    Father Karl Celebrating Mass during a Mission.
    Description
  2. Sacred Oils
    Sacred Oils
    Description
  3. Outdoor Mass
    Outdoor Mass
    Crowning Mary
  4. Deacon Rick
    Deacon Rick
    A fond farewell

Staff Directory

Father Karl Bergin

Born in Ballacolla, Co. Laois, Ireland to Austin and Cáit Bergin, the fifth of six children. He grew up in a rural village, his parents owned a bar and grocery store. He attended the local Catholic Primary School, St. Pius, X  & Secondary School at St. Kieran’s College, Kilkenny . Most of his Priestly Formation was at St. Patrick’s College in Carlow.  Fr. Karl is certified as a Hospital Chaplain and in Prison Ministry.   He was ordained to the Priesthood on May 29, 2004 and has served in three parishes in the Orlando diocese (St. Margaret Mary, St. Thomas Aquinas, Divine Mercy) before Our Lady of Lourdes in January, 2010.  Since his arrival at Our Lady of Lourdes, Fr. Karl was awarded with the NCEA Distinguished Pastor Award.
 
Fr. Karl’s greatest desire is building community and getting as many people involved as possible.