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Holy Apostles Honors Alumnus Fr. Wade Menezes for His Role in Evangelization

by | May 2, 2024

Fr. Wade MenezesHoly Apostles is excited to honor alumnus Fr. Wade Menezes, C.P.M., with an honorary doctorate degree at the 66th Commencement Ceremony to be held on May 4, 2024. Fr. Menezes, a summa cum laude graduate of the Class of 2000, with dual Master of Arts in Theology and Master of Divinity degrees, will also deliver the commencement address. The day will include graduates from the Spring 2024 class, as well as the Summer 2023 and Fall 2023 classes. These classes had 150 graduates from 37 states and seven countries. Participants will be both in person and online.

Fr. Wade is a member of the Fathers of Mercy, a missionary preaching congregation, and has preached throughout the United States, Canada, and Australia. He has served as Assistant General, Director of Vocations, and Director of Seminarians for the Fathers of Mercy. Fr. Wade has also served as the Chaplain-in-Residence at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament of Our Lady of the Angels Monastery in Hanceville, Alabama, affiliated with EWTN.

Prior to coming to Holy Apostles, Fr. Wade received degrees in journalism and communications. These have served him well in his successful utilization of TV, radio, and print to evangelize as a priest. You may know him from many appearances on EWTN as both guest and host, or his contributions to written publications such as National Catholic Register, Faith and Family, and The Wanderer, to name a few. Fr. Wade is also the host of EWTN Global Catholic Radio’s Open Line Tuesday and has been featured on other stations, such as Ave Maria Radio, Guadalupe Radio Network, Catholic Broadcasting Northwest, and more.

He is the author of three books, The Four Last Things: A Catechetical Guide to Death, Judgment, Heaven, and Hell, Overcoming the Evil Within: The Reality of Sin and the Transforming Power of God’s Grace and Mercy, and Catholic Essentials: A Guide to Understanding Key Church Teachings.