Ronald Patrick Raab, C.S.C., ministers among the vulnerable and marginalized of society and the Church. From his experiences in living the Gospel among the poor, he speaks and writes about prayer and service and knowing the love of God through our common poverty.  He is active as a retreat director, blogger, award-winning author, and visual artist. Contact: ron@ronaldraab.com


April 9, 1983, Congregation of Holy Cross, University of Notre Dame, Indiana

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy: University of Notre Dame, 1978
Masters of Divinity: University of Notre Dame, 1982
Masters in Liturgical Studies: University of Notre Dame, 1990

1983: St. Joseph Church, South Bend, Indiana
1984-1987: Sacred Heart Church, Colorado Springs, Colorado
1987-1990: Office of Divine Worship, Chicago, Illinois
1990-1991: St. Elizabeth Parish, Portland, Oregon
1991-1994: Pastor, St. Joseph Church, South Bend, Indiana
1995-2000: St. Francis Xavier Parish, Burbank, California
2000-2002: Fatima Retreat Center, Notre Dame, Indiana
2002-2013: Saint André Bessette Church, Portland Oregon
2013- 2022: Sacred Heart Parish, Colorado Springs, CO 

The Jerusalem Cross is present on Father Ron’s ordination ring and chalice.