Pastoral Team

Reverend Ugochukwu Henry Ihuoma, SSJ


John Young

John Young – DRE


John Young is a Baton Rouge native. He has been an active member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church for nearly 60 years, receiving the sacraments of Baptism, Reconciliation, Holy Communion, Confirmation, and Matrimony at St. Francis Xavier. He has been committed to service in the church for over 25 years. Mr. Young serves as a Proclaimer of the Word and Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion as well as Director of Religious Education. He is certified through the Diocese of Baton Rouge Foundation for Ministries Program as well as the St. Joseph Seminary College in the Religious Studies. He is an active member of the St. Agnes Knights of Peter Claver Council 12.

“You have more time than you think, less time than you know, some times are expedient, be not anxious, be in control.” John Young

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