Rev. Dr. Xavier Ilango

Life Profile

  • Ordained to the Diocese of Sivagangai on May 1st 1988

  • Associate Pastor at the Holy Redeemer’s Church Devakottai (June 1988 – May 1989).

  • Associate Pastor at the Holy Rosary Church, Ramnad (June 1989 – May 1990).

  • Two years of teaching in St. Paul’s Seminary, Trichy ( June 1990 – June 1992).

  • Four Years of Studies in Academia Alfonsiana, Rome (September 1992 – September 1996).

  • Graduated with a Doctorate in Moral Theology with Summa Cum Laude

  • Nine years of teaching as a professor of Moral Theology and Six years of responsibilities as the Academic Dean of Theology in St. Paul’s Semianry, Trichy
    (October 1996 – March 2005).

  • Associate Pastor in St. Joseph’s Parish, Moorhead, USA (July 2005 – June 2008).

  • Pastor of Sacred Heart Church, Frazee and Assumption Church, Callaway (July 2008 - 2015)

  • Pastor of Sacred Heart Church, East Grand Forks, Francis of Assisi in Fisher and Holy Trinity in Tabor ( July 2015 - June 2018)

  • Pastoral Administrator of St. Patrick, Hallock and Holy Rosary, Lancaster (January 2019 - June 2019)

  • Pastor of St. Peter and Paul, Warren, St. Joseph, Oslo, St. Mary’s, Euclid
    (July 2019 -        )

  • Vocation Director in the Diocese of Crookston, USA.

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy, Madurai Kamaraj University
     

  • Awarded a Gold Medal for the First Language Tamil in Madurai Kamaraj University
     

  • Bachelor’s Degree in History, Madurai Kamaraj University
     

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Theology, University of Urbaniana, Rome
     

  • Master’s Degree in Moral Theology, Academia Alfonsiana, Rome
     

  • Doctorate in Moral Theology, Academia Alfonsiana, Rome

 

Contributions

  • Edited and contributed articles to a Book on Fundamental Moral Theology entitled “Arame Vazhvaga” in Tamil.

  • Contributed many theological articles to different theological journals in India.

  • Conducted many seminars to the Laity and religious.

  • Visiting professor of few theological faculties.

  • The Latest Book is Dynamics of Faith: Pastoral and Spiritual Musings

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