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Fr. Carlos Martins

Fr. Carlos Martins Portrait

What was your background before you joined the CC?
I was born in Kitchener, Ontario. A convert from atheism, I completed studies in philosophy at the University of Waterloo where I obtained my Bachelor of Arts degree.  A Master of Arts degree in philosophy followed from the University of Toronto, and then a Bachelor of Education from the University of Ottawa. Upon completion of my studies a career in teaching was begun. 

What led you to join this community?
Three years into teaching, while on retreat, I heard a call to the priesthood and joined the Companions of the Cross.

What kind of ministry are you doing now?
I currently serve as chaplain of York University in Toronto, Canada. I also conduct ministry with sacred relics of the saints, with Treasures of the Church ministry.