Richard Conlin

Age: 30

Parish: Christ the Redeemer Parish, West Vancouver

Year: Theology III

Why am I studying to become a priest? I am studying to become a priest because Jesus has showed me that the priesthood is the best way for me to become a saint and saints are the happiest people in the world!

Favourite food: Mexican. Thanks to spending 5 years of College in California!

Favourite sport: Golf. Planned to be a professional golfer my whole life until Jesus called me to the seminary.

Favourite movie: “The Passion of Christ” by Mel Gibson. “Gladiator” by Ridley Scott is a close second.

Favourite book: “Orthodoxy” by G.K. Chesterton.

Favourite hobby/extracurricular activity before you became a seminarian: Golf. Working out at the gym. Reading books.

If you could be one superhero, who would you be, and why? Batman. What a voice. Cool toys too!

Favourite quote: “This is the glorious duty of man: to pray and to love. If you pray and love, that is where a man’s happiness lies.” — St. John Vianney