Fr. Page Polk, OFM
Page Polk, a friar of the Provine of St. John the Baptist, is the contact person for information about Francisccan pilgrimages to the Holy Land. He is avalble for speaking engagements.
Fr. Page is a native Texan, being born and reared in Dallas, TX. Pre- Franciscan life found him teaching children with special educational needs.
He holds a B S. degree from East Texas State University. He has advanced degrees from the University of Northern Colorado and East Texas State University. He also holds an M. Div degree from The Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, IL.
Fr. Page entered the Franciscan Order in 1980. He is a member of the Province of St. John the Baptist (Cincinnati, OH). He made Simple Profession in 1982; Solemn Profession in 1985. He was ordained a deacon in 1985 and to the priesthood in 1986.
Fr. Page has a background in education, psychology, guidance and counseling.
He has served in parish ministry and hospital chaplaincy. He is currently the Director of the Catholic Chaplain Corps for the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. The Chaplain Corps provides pastoral and sacramental care for Catholic patients and families in The Texas Medical Center in Houston. The Texas Medical Center is the largest medical center in the world.
For his Province, Fr. Page serves as the Director of On-Going Formation/ Education.