Rev. Dennis P. Hartigan, Ph.D., Pastoral Leader
Fr. Hartigan came to CCHS from Lima Central Catholic High School, where he served as pastor and president for six years.
grew up in Kearny, New Jersey and attended the public schools there.
went into the seminary in New Jersey, graduated from college in 1974 and was sent to the Dominican Republic to teach for two years.
came back to the United States, he
studied at Josephenum College
and then finished his
theology at Mount St. Mary's Seminary
was ordained at Rosary Cathedral
In May 2004, he received his PhD in education from the University of Dayton.
first assignment in 1980 was as the associate pastor at St. Joseph's Parish
was transferred to Lima St. Charles where he
was the associate pastor from 1983 to 1986.
From there he went to St. Joseph Central Catholic High School in Fremont for 12 years, and then a six-year term at Lima Central Catholic.
to me has always been considered the flagship of the Toledo Diocesan schools, so in my mind it was always a school that had a great reputation," Fr. Hartigan
Rev. Dennis Hartigan, CCHS Pastoral Leader