RWilkinson@holycrossusa.org, Room 332
Rev. Richard (Fr. Rick) Wilkinson, CSC, grew up in the White Mountains of New
Hampshire. He earned a Bachelor’s degree is in Political Science from the University of
New Hampshire. He joined the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1973. As a Holy Cross
seminarian he spent a year serving in Dhaka, Bangladesh with the Mother Teresa
Sisters. He earned a Masters of Divinity degree at the University of Notre Dame in 1978.
After his ordination in 1979, Fr. Rick served in Bedford Stuyvesant, NYC. He then
headed to Santiago, Chile for six years. Upon his return to the USA he served on the
formation staffs at the Holy Cross Novitiate in Waterford, NY, Moreau Seminary here at
Notre Dame, IN and the Holy Cross Novitiate in Cascade, CO. From 1998 to 2012 he
was Director of Campus Ministry at St. Edwards’s University in Austin, TX. Fr. Rick
recently finished 6 years as the Vicar and Assistant Provincial of the United States
Province of Holy Cross Priests and Brothers.