St. Joseph Catholic Church, Downtown Houston

Meet Fr. Peter Damian…

Fr. Peter Damian Harris, OP, Practicum Student

Site Supervisor: Larry Freeney, PhD(cand), LPC

Fr. Peter Damian Marie Harris, O.P., was born in Kingston, Jamaica. After graduating from Divine Word College in Epworth, Iowa, he was awarded a BA in Cross-Cultural Studies in 2005. He entered the Order of Preachers in August of 2008 and made his first vows at St. Albert the Great Convent in Irving, Texas the following year. He made his solemn vows at Camp Allen Retreat Center in Navasota in May 2012. He currently serves as Pastor of Holy Rosary Parish in downtown Houston, Texas.

Fr. Peter Damian is a graduate practicum student working towards a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the University of St. Thomas-Houston. By becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor, he hopes to strengthen his pastoral counseling and marriage counseling skills for his flock.