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Rev. Robert Perriello Chaplain & Administrator

Rev. Robert Perriello – Chaplain & Administrator

Chaplain & Administrator – Very Rev. Robert Perriello, V.F.

Fr. Robert did his undergraduate studies at West Virginia University and received a Bachelor of Music degree in 1972. He attended St. Mary’s Seminary and University in Baltimore, MD, completing his graduate Theology studies, and was Ordained to the Presbyterate for this Diocese in 1976. In addition to being the Chaplain-Administrator of the Newman Center, Fr. Robert is the Pastor of St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church in downtown Fairmont, and the Designated Pastor of Fairmont Catholic Grade School. He serves as the Vicar Forane of the Clarksburg Vicariate, is a member of the Diocesan Presbyteral Council, the Diocesan Clergy Personnel Committee, and the Diocesan School Board. Fr. Robert can be reached by calling his parish, at 304-363-7434 ext. 22, by E-mail at, or by contacting the Newman Center.


Contributing Priests – The following priests volunteer their time and talents to help celebrate Mass and do special projects with the students on a regular basis

Rev. Walter Jagela – Administrator of Immaculate Conception Church in Fairmont, WV. Fr. Walt was ordained in 1994.

Rev. Soosai Arpudam Arokiadass, H.G.N. – Pastor of St. Anthony Church in Fairmont, WV and Holy Spirit Church in Monongah, WV. Fr. Dass is a member of the Heralds of Good News.

Rev. Vincy Sebastian Illickal, T.O.R. – Administrator of St. Patrick Church in Mannington, WV and St. Peter Church in Farmington, WV. Fr. Vincy is a member of the Third Order Regular of St. Francis of Assisi.

Updated: September 22, 2015 — 12:08 pm

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