Rev. Msgr. John Barry
Rev. Msgr. John F. Barry, PA is a native of County Cork, Ireland. He was ordained at All Hallows College June 18, 1961. His associate assignments in the archdiocese include St. Bernard, Bellflower; St. Basil, L.A.; and Holy Family, South Pasadena. He received a master’s degree from Fordham University and was named director of the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine in 1973. As director he expanded the program to include youth, detention ministry, master catechist and Hispanic programs, and is the author of several educational books. Msgr. Barry was named Protonotary Apostolic in 2005 and has been pastor of American Martyrs, Manhattan Beach since 1983.