Rev. Richard Wilkinson, C.S.C.

Rev. Richard Wilkinson, C.S.C.

Currently on Sabbatical

University of Notre Dame

332 Walsh Hall

Notre Dame, IN 46556

Rev. Richard (Fr. Rick) Wilkinson, C.S.C., grew up in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.  He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of New Hampshire.  He joined the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1973.  As a Holy Cross seminarian he spent a year serving in Dhaka, Bangladesh, with the Mother Teresa Sisters.  He earned a Masters of Divinity degree at the University of Notre Dame in 1978.  After his ordination in 1979, Father Rick served in Bedford Stuyvesant, New York City.  He then headed to Santiago, Chile, for six years. Upon his return to the USA he served on the formation staffs at the Holy Cross Novitiate in Waterford, New York, Moreau Seminary at Notre Dame, Indiana, and the Holy Cross Novitiate in Cascade, Colorado.  From 1998 to 2012 he was Director of Campus Ministry at St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas.  Father Rick recently finished 6 years as the Vicar and Assistant Provincial of the United States Province of Holy Cross Priests and Brothers.