Deacon John Collins was born in Silver Creek, NY, a small town south of Buffalo. He has an undergraduate degree from Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA. and an MBA from SUNY Binghamton,, NY.
Deacon John is retired and lives with his wife, Judy in Jupiter. Between them, they have four children, six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Deacon John studied for the Diaconate at St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary in Boynton Beach, FL. He received his Masters in Theological Studies and was ordained on September 6, 2014.
“As Catholics, we should continually strive to serve the Lord and to make the link between the Gospel proclaimed and the Gospel applied, a living reality.”