The Most Reverend ++Sean Alexander, DD, OSB
Introducing The Most Reverend ++Sean Alexander, DD, OSB, the esteemed Presiding Archbishop of the Archdiocese of the Sacred Heart. As a devoted Benedictine monastic, he wholeheartedly devotes himself to tending to the pastoral needs of the entrusted communities.
Archbishop ++Alexander’s Convictions: His convictions are deeply rooted in the teachings of God’s Word, emphasizing service to all faiths, unburdened by human-made doctrinal constraints. He perceives God’s Word as a unifying force, transcending denominational boundaries and uniting all followers of Christ as brethren and sisters. Drawing inspiration from the teachings of Jesus, he ardently advocates unconditional love, transcending barriers of race, creed, and denomination, echoing the unerring love of the Divine.
Unveiling Archbishop ++Alexander’s Background: Born on February 18, 1958, he was lovingly adopted and raised by his maternal grandmother until his formative teenage years. His educational journey encompassed multiple institutions, culminating in the successful attainment of his High School Diploma through the GED process.
His quest led him to St. John of the Cross Seminary, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Pastoral Ministry. This was subsequently followed by a Master of Arts in Christian Counseling, a Doctor of Philosophy in Divinity, and two additional Doctoral degrees.
Of noteworthy mention is his remarkable achievement of a Master of Divinity (MDiv) from Northbridge University, a distinction that he accomplished with honors. Additionally, he embarked on a second Doctorate program, specializing in Christian Counseling.
Undergoing rigorous Catholic seminary formation, he ascended from a deacon to ordainment as a priest. His spiritual journey culminated in his consecration as a bishop, fortified by a diverse Apostolic Succession. This led to his esteemed appointment as the Archbishop of the Archdiocese of the Sacred Heart, a role that he ardently fulfills in his tireless commitment to disseminating the Gospel across the globe.
Progressing in Ministry: Answering an inner calling, he transitioned from liturgical ministry to an apostolic vocation, embracing a mentorship role for church ministries and missionaries. His unwavering dedication led to his certification as a Diplomat by the National Board of Christian Clinical Therapists (NBCCT), along with the recognition of being a Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor and more.
Archbishop ++Alexander’s Guiding Motto: His episcopal motto, “Auspice Christo,” which translates to “Under the auspices of Christ,” encapsulates his steadfast devotion to unconditional love. It beckons us to stand in Christ’s presence, embracing abundance and prosperity through the divine teachings.
This encapsulates the essence of Archbishop ++Alexander’s profound journey—a life dedicated to fostering unity, love, and spiritual maturation within the Archdiocese and far beyond its borders.