Fr. Colin Blatchford

Father Blatchford received his B.A. in philosophy from Ave Maria University in 2006 and completed his seminary training at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri receiving his M.A. in Theology. After his graduation he was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Knoxville on May 31, 2014. Prior to his appointment as Courage International’s Associate Director on September 8th, 2020, Father Blatchford served for three years as the chaplain for Courage and EnCourage for the Diocese of Knoxville, a position which he held for two and a half years. His diocesan assignment was not his first encounter with Courage. Father Blatchford had the pleasure of meeting Father Harvey while a student at Ave Maria University, when Father was in residence finishing one of his books. Recently, Father Blatchford completed an M.Sc. in psychology from Divine Mercy University to better serve the members of Courage and EnCourage.