Meet the Pastor: The Reverend Andrew C. Smith, Jr.

The Reverend Andrew C. Smith, Jr.
The Reverend Andrew C. Smith, Jr.

The Pastor of Holy Angels Church is Reverend Andrew C. Smith, Jr. He was born in Chicago on September 30th,1966. He was ordained on May 23rd, 2009.

Academic Background

  • The Program of Priestly Formation, University of St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, IL.
  • Master of Divinity degree, Candler School of Theology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 2004.
  • Bachelor of Arts in Theology degree, Loyola University of Chicago, 1990.
  • Graduate of Mount Carmel high school, Chicago, IL, 1984.
  • A graduate of St. Thomas the Apostle elementary school, Chicago, IL.
  • Baptized at Holy Angels Church, Chicago, IL.


Professional Background

  • Appointed Pastor of Holy Angels Church: July 1st 2012.
  • Formerly Associate Pastor of St. Alibe Roman Catholic Church in Chicago, IL.
  • An Officer in the Chicago Police Department from January 30, 1991 to late 2001.


Books

Videos
Here are some fantastic videos that Father Smith recorded before he became the Pastor of Holy Angels Church: