Richard Owens, ’05, OFM, CAP.

owens-450x450iIn June, Father Richard Owens, ’05, OFM, Cap., was named director of the Archdiocesan Office for Black Catholics, effective July 1. Owens received his bachelor’s degree from La ­Salle in 2005 in management and information systems. A Philadelphia native, he was ordained in 2013 and served as a parochial vicar at St. Joseph Parish in York, Pa. In a statement, Owens said, “If the Catholic Church is going to continue we have to start with not the older generation but the young.”