|Rev. Frank O’RourkeFather Frank O’Rourke was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Having prepared for the priesthood at Holy Apostles Seminary, Cromwell, CT and Catholic University of America, Washington DC, he was ordained a Catholic priest in 1975.A priest of the Diocese of Charlotte for thirty-five years he has been the pastor of many parishes serving in Charlotte, Winston-Salem, Clemmons and Greensboro.
|Rev. Andre MangongoBorn and raised in the Congo, Father André was ordained a priest five years ago on July 23, 2006. He served as a missionary priest with Missionhurst in the Philippines, Taiwan and Beijing, China. He comes to Charlotte where he joins three of his brothers who have immigrated here from the Congo. His brother and sister-in-law, Bertin and Pierrette Mangongo and their children – Anicet, Constant, Gloria and Medine have been St. Gabriel parishioners for ten years.