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Father Alan Phillip, C.P, is a Catholic priest and member of the Passionist Religious Congregation. He received his Masters of Divinity from St. Meinrad School of Theology in St. Meinrad, Indiana, and has pursued further theological studies at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, llinois. Since his ordination in 1967, Fr. Alan has served as Associate Pastor at Immaculate Conception parish in Chicago, Illinois, and as Pastor at St. Agnes Parish in Louisville, Kentucky.

Fr. Alan's work

He has also worked at the Passionist Retreat Centers in Detroit, Michigan, and Warrenton, Missouri. Presently he resides at the Passionist Retreat Center in Sierra Madre, California, conducts Parish missions and retreats, and assists at the retreat center and at local parishes.                     

Father Alan accents the positive in his life and in the lives of others. Below Father Alan shares the personal insights and convictions that motivate his positive practices:


Building Self-Worth Through Common Sense, Faith and Acceptance

"A person's self-image affects his or her ability to hope, dream, dare, and achieve. I seek to encourage and build the self-worth of another through common sense, the teachings of faith, and unconditional acceptance. And I do that in practical ways through my preaching, writing, and photography. I continually assure people of the beauty and goodness of God's creation-especially the human person."