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 The Wedding Minister

Rev. Fr. Joseph Barta was ordained a Roman Catholic priest as a member of the Congregation of the Mission (Vincentians) on June 3, 1978, at DeAndreis Seminary chapel in Lemont, Illinois by Cardinal John Patrick Cody of Chicago.   He then served on the staff of St. Mary's Seminary in Houston, Texas and sometimes lectured at the University of St. Thomas Graduate School of Theology.   

He is currently a member of the Society of Christ's Priesthood and affiliated with the International Council of Community Churches.



He holds the following degrees:

Master of Divinity - DeAndreis Institute of Theology - October 27, 1977
Master of Arts in Theology - University of Notre Dame - August 3, 1979

He has been married 34 years and is the father of two adult children. He has lived in the Atlanta area for 23 years.


Music courtesy of Eric Larkins

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