Andrew Allen, Director of Evangelization & Catechesis
Andrew began serving at St. Gabriel in July 2021. He assists the pastor in the
evangelization & catechesis of the parish in collaboration with
the Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus. This includes implementing a
pathway of discipleship, overseeing sacramental preparation,
RCIA, youth/adult faith formation, and organizing retreats, missions,
pilgrimages, and service opportunities.
Andrew received his formation and education at the
University of St. Thomas, receiving a B.A. in Catholic Studies (2009), and an
M.A. in Theology (2013). From 2013-2021, he served as the Director of Children
& Adult Faith Formation at St. Bartholomew in Wayzata. He lives with his
wife, Michelle, and their two daughters, Eloise and Lyla, in Plymouth.