Grinch promotes Fr. John Love to USAF Lieutenant Colonel
By Gazette Staff Writer — Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
Fr. John Love, formerly of Saint Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church in Fillmore, was promoted to Lt. Col. Fr. Love is a Chaplain with the California Air National Guard, USAF. He is with the 146th Air Wing, Channel Islands ANG, Air Mobility Command. He attended Westmont College in the early 1980’s, earning two B.A’s in Economics and Political Science; St. John’s Seminary earning an M.A., Masters of Divinity, Religious Studies (1985-1990). He also attended the Catholic University of America, Washington D.C. (2000-2005) with a Doctor of Ministry degree, Pastoral Studies/Ethics. Fr. Love is a member of the Catholic Theological Society of America, The Catholic Medical Association, and an Associate Member of American Academy of Religion. He now serves as Pastor of St. Mark’s University Parish in Santa Barbara.