Fr. DeBlasio was raised in Chicago and moved to Memphis in 1982. He earned a Master’s Degree in Theology at Saint Mary's Seminary and University in Baltimore, Maryland. Fr. DeBlasio serves as a member of both the Presbyteral Council and Board of Consulters for the Catholic Diocese of Memphis. He has served as pastor of the Church of the Resurrection since 2000.
Commenting on the addition of Fr. DeBlasio to the Board, Michael D. Allen, President / CEO of Catholic Charities of West Tennessee said, “We welcome Fr. DeBlasio to our Board and are grateful for his acceptance of our invitation. Fr. Ernie brings a fresh perspective to our group, along with a broad based understanding of the needs of our diocese. His ministry experience in the Hickory Hill community where CCWTN has been expanding its presence, will be very helpful to our future initiatives”
About Catholic Charities of West Tennessee
Catholic Charities of West Tennessee is the social services arm of the Catholic Diocese of Memphis. It is one of the largest nonprofit, multi-social service providers in the Mid-South with special emphasis in the areas of homelessness, children’s programming, immigration services, veteran’s services and emergency services. For more information please visit the agency web site at www.ccwtn.org and visit us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/
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