Staff Member: Rev. Renante V. Orain, A.M.
Rev. Renante V. Orain, A.M.
Fr. Ren, is the eldest of four children, was born on June 20, 1986 to Romualdo and Maria Ana Orain. Grew up in Caloocan. After graduating in Lakandula High School, Tondo, Manila, he entered the Religious Community of the Alagad ni Maria (Disciples of Mary) in the Philippines in 2003. He finished Bachelor in Arts Major in Philosophy in St. Anthony Mary Claret College, Quezon City. Graduated Bachelor in Sacred Theology in University of Santo Tomas, Manila. Ordained to the Holy Order of Priesthood on September 8, 2015. He was assigned to the island parish in Polillo, Quezon, as Assistant Pastor at the Prelature Shrine of St. Joseph while working with the youth ministry until 2019. Then became pastor in St. John the Baptist Parish, Panukulan, Quezon in 2016 to 2019. He was then assigned as Assistant Formator in Pre-Novitiate House in San Pablo, Laguna. He came to the United States in 2021 as Director of Catholic Identity for Gloucester Catholic High School, Gloucester, New Jersey and Catholic Campus Ministry Chaplain for the Newman Center at Stockton University, Galloway Township, New Jersey. At present, he is Parochial Vicar at the Church of St. Katharine Drexel, Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey.