Dr. Patrick Mendes OFS
School: Arts & Letters
J. Patrick Mendés made his Perpetual Profession in the Secular Franciscan Order on April16, 1961. In the intervening years, he served the Order in many servant leadership capacities including local and Regional Minister and as National Minister from 2000 to 2003.
He presently serves the Order as the Regional Formation Director of the Mother Cabrini Region and resides in suburban Chicago, Illinois.Patrick is a retired Registered Nurse Educator and Nursing Service Administrator. He holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Nursing and education, a C.A.S. in gerontology and a doctorate (Ed.D.) in Adult Education.