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Rev Edward Joseph Carter

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Rev Edward Joseph Carter

Birth
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
Death
18 Dec 2000 (aged 71)
Clarkston, Oakland County, Michigan, USA
Burial
Milford, Clermont County, Ohio, USA Add to Map
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Fr. Edward Carter, S.J. was the founder of Shepherds of Christ Ministries and wrote the Shepherds of Christ Priestly Newsletter. His books and prayer manuals were applauded by Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI and many Cardinals at the Vatican and around the world Their publications reach over 90,000 Priests and Bishops across the US and around the world.

Fr. Edward Carter was a native of Cincinnati, Ohio. He graduated from St. Xavier High School and Xavier University both in Cincinnati; he was ordained a priest in 1962 and received his doctorate in theology from Catholic University of America four years later; he was a professor of theology at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio for over 30 years; and he has authored 18 books in the area of Catholic spirituality. Fr. Carter was devoted to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

"Lord Jesus, Chief Shepherd of the Flock, we pray that in the great love and mercy of Your Sacred Heart that You attend to all the needs of Your priest-shepherds throughout the world. We ask that You draw back to Your Heart all those priests who have seriously strayed from Your path, that You rekindle the desire for holiness in the hearts of those priests who have become lukewarm, and that You continue to give Your fervent priests the desire for the highest holiness. United with Your Heart and Mary's Heart, we ask that You take this petition to Your heavenly Father in the unity of the Holy Spirit. Amen".

Fr. Carter's parents were Joseph and Mary Carter and he was survived by his sister Merle.
Fr. Edward Carter, S.J. was the founder of Shepherds of Christ Ministries and wrote the Shepherds of Christ Priestly Newsletter. His books and prayer manuals were applauded by Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI and many Cardinals at the Vatican and around the world Their publications reach over 90,000 Priests and Bishops across the US and around the world.

Fr. Edward Carter was a native of Cincinnati, Ohio. He graduated from St. Xavier High School and Xavier University both in Cincinnati; he was ordained a priest in 1962 and received his doctorate in theology from Catholic University of America four years later; he was a professor of theology at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio for over 30 years; and he has authored 18 books in the area of Catholic spirituality. Fr. Carter was devoted to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

"Lord Jesus, Chief Shepherd of the Flock, we pray that in the great love and mercy of Your Sacred Heart that You attend to all the needs of Your priest-shepherds throughout the world. We ask that You draw back to Your Heart all those priests who have seriously strayed from Your path, that You rekindle the desire for holiness in the hearts of those priests who have become lukewarm, and that You continue to give Your fervent priests the desire for the highest holiness. United with Your Heart and Mary's Heart, we ask that You take this petition to Your heavenly Father in the unity of the Holy Spirit. Amen".

Fr. Carter's parents were Joseph and Mary Carter and he was survived by his sister Merle.

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