back to the National Black Catholic Congress : Home Page THE NATIONAL BLACK CATHOLIC CONGRESS
The Black Catholic Monthly | African Americans | Catholic News Black Catholic Congress: "We hold ourselves accountable to our baptismal 
    commitment to witness and proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ"
NBCC
Calendar Of Events Calendar Congress X Media Center  Subscribe to "The Black Catholic Monthly" Newsletter News      Contact Us Contact Us
NBCC
A Unified Statement of Action to Promote Reform and Stop Police Abuse. Full Story
NBCC
National Black Catholic Congress
Mission Statement
Official Scripture Passage
Acacia Tree : NBCC Symbol
Daniel Rudd : NBCC Founder
NBCC Structure
NBCC Congresses
 
NBCC STRUCTURE
 African American Catholic Bishops
 Congress Directory
 Board of Trustees
 NBCC Staff
Parish Search
 Find a Parish in your State
Black Catholic Newsletter
 We joyfully announce the ‘Daniel Rudd Fund for African American Catholic Ministries’
 A Different Kind of Martyrdom
 Sts. Michael, Gabriel, Raphael, Archangels
 Nurturing Vocations in the Family: A Parent’s Guide
 Empty Shell Marriages
 How to Avoid Lightening
Publications
 Book Of The Month:
All the Women of the Bible
 Author Of The Month:
Monique B. Martin
NBCC Spotlight
 My Time In Prison
Black Catholic Profile
 Fr. Steve Thorne
Upcoming Events
 Fourth Annual Summer Spelling Bee Contest
September 6, 2014
 Gospel Music Festival 2014
September 13, 2014
 Sisters in the Spirit
September 13, 2014
 National Council of Catholic Women
September 24-27, 2014
 Venerable Pierre Toussaint Scholarship Fund 2014 Awards Dinner
September 25, 2014
 Fr. Augustus Tolton pilgrimage
September 26-27, 2014
 7th Annual Award Luncheon
September 27, 2014
 Respect Life Sunday
October 5, 2014
 Maryland Catholic Women’s Conference
October 11-12, 2014
 The 2015 OCDS National Congress
October 14-17, 2015
In The News
 Votive Mass for peace and justice in Ferguson
 Pope Francis and the New Values Debate
 Tulsa bishop urges prayer, fasting in response to black mass
 God’s Mercy and Forgiveness - even in Boston
 Catholic Mass done unlike any you've ever seen
 Strong USCCB support for Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act
 Congressman rips administration's silence on 'genocide' in Iraq
 How Americans Feel About Religious Groups
 The Hobby Lobby decision and the future of religious-liberty rights
 University of Mary adds bioethics program to roster
 Catholic charity to hold day of prayer for peace in Iraq
 Abortion's grim reality may explain 'pro-choice' label drop
 “Do not fear the call of Jesus”, Pope says in radio interview
NBCC Media
  Visit the NBCC Media Center
  Listen Live to Vatican Radio
requires Real Audio)
RECOMMENDED SITES
 Site Links

NBCC Directory

DIOCESE OF HOUMA-THIBODAUX, LOUISIANA

Most Rev. Shelton J. Fabre
Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana

CURRICULUM VITAE

Most Reverend Shelton Joseph FabreBorn October 25, 1963 in New Roads, Louisiana; the fifth of six children born to Luke (deceased September 2007) and Theresa Vallet Fabre; Siblings: Diane Marie, Luke III (deceased - 1973); Gerald Louis, Clyde Raymond (deceased - 1980); Angelo Gerard

Ordained a Roman Catholic Transitional Deacon on December 10, 1988 by Archbishop Peter L. Gerety at St. Jan-de-Doperkerk in Leuven, Belgium

Ordained a Roman Catholic Priest on Saturday, August 5, 1989 by Bishop Stanley J. Ott at St. Joseph Cathedral in Baton Rouge, LA

Celebrated First Mass on Sunday, August 6, 1989 at 3:00 PM in St. Augustine Church, New Roads, Louisiana

Appointed Titular Bishop of Pudenziana and Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of New Orleans by Pope Benedict XVI on December 13, 2006.

Ordained Titular Bishop of Pudenziana and Auxiliary Bishop of New Orleans by Archbishop Alfred C. Hughes, Archbishop of New Orleans, at the Cathedral-Basilica of St. Louis, King of France, in New Orleans, LA, on February 28, 2007

Ordained Bishop of Houma-Thibodaux, October 30, 2013 at The Cathedral of Saint Francis de Sales, Houma

Education

  • 1989 MA in Religious Studies from the Katholiek Universiteit to Leuven in Louvain, Belgium
  • 1987 BA in Religious Studies from the Katholiek Universiteit to Leuven in Louvain, Belgium
  • 1985 BA in History from St. Joseph Seminary-College in St. Benedict, LA
  • 1981 Graduated from Catholic High School Pointe Coupee in New Roads, LA

Ministerial Assignments

October 2013 Installed as the fourth Bishop of the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux at the Cathedral of St. Francis de Sales in Houma
February 2007 - October 2013 Auxiliary Bishop of New Orleans, Vicar General of the Archdiocese of New Orleans, Pastor of Our Lady of the Rosary Church, New Orleans, LA
July 2004 - February 2007 Pastor of Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in Baton Rouge, LA
July 2004 - February 2007 Chaplain to St. Joseph's Academy in Baton Rouge, LA
2003 - Present Chairman of Pastoral Planning Committee of the Diocese of Baton Rouge
2002 - 2003 Dean of the Northwest Deanery of the Diocese of Baton Rouge
2000 - Present Member-At-Large of the Clergy Personnel Board of the Diocese of Baton Rouge
1999 - 2005 Clergy Representative to the Diocesan School Board of the Diocese of Baton Rouge
1999 - 2004 Member of the College of Consultors of the Diocese of Baton Rouge
1996 - 2004 Member At-Large of the Presbyteral Council of the Diocese of Baton Rouge
1996 - 2004 Pastor of St. Joseph Church in Grosse Tete, LA, and Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Maringouin, LA
1994 - Present Defender of the Bond for the Marriage Tribunal of the Diocese of Baton Rouge
1992 - 1996 Priests' Representative to Board of Redemptorist Diocesan Regional Catholic High School in Baton Rouge
1990 - 2005 Director, Office of Black Catholics of the Diocese of Baton Rouge, LA and Diocesan Liaison to Black Catholics
July 1995 - January 1996 Associate Pastor of St. Joseph Cathedral in Baton Rouge
1994 -1995 Associate Pastor of St. Isidore the Farmer Church in Baker, LA
August 1994- December 1994 Catholic Chaplain to Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola
1992 - 1994 Associate Pastor of St. George Church in Baton Rouge
1989 - 1992 Associate Pastor of St. Alphonsus Liguori Church in Greenwell Springs, LA

Other Assignments And Memberships

2006 FBI Baton Rouge Citizens Academy Graduate
2004 - 2007 Advisory Board Member for Catholic Community Services of the Diocese of Baton Rouge
2001 - 2004 Board Member of the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank

to top of page

NBCC
Black Catholic Calendar Calendar Of Events Subscribe to "The Black Catholic Monthly" Newsletter News       NBCC Forum NBCC Forum Contact Us Contact Us
NBCC

Web Design : Web Marketing : Web Management : Baltimore Maryland - SLEEPER Technologies
 
An STI Site | Web Design by SLEEPER Technologies
Copyright 2003 www.nbccongress.org | All Rights Reserved | Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without the expressed written permission of www.nbccongress.org is prohibited.