Catholic Identity

Father Renante V. Orain, A.M.

Director of Catholic Identity, Gloucester Catholic


Father Renante V. Orain, A.M., is a 19 year member of the Disciples of Mary (Alagad ni Maria), a community of priests and brothers who serve young people, to provide them with moral and spiritual formation, through leadership training and youth empowerment.

Father was ordained a priest in 2015 in the Philippines. He serves here at Gloucester Catholic and at Stockton University.

Gloucester Catholic strives to provide our students and staff with opportunities to develop a lifelong relationship with Jesus Christ in the following ways:

  • Celebration of Mass on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays in the school chapel at 7:20 AM
  • Mass for full student body on the First Friday of every month in devotion to the Sacred Heart
  • Penance Services(opportunity for confession) during Advent and Lent
  • Birthday Blessings and recognition
  • Annual Faculty Retreat
  • Retreat program opportunities for students throughout the year.

Students are welcomed to contact Father with questions regarding their faith journey, including spiritual guidance, requests for prayers for special intentions for family members or friends.

Any student not fully incorporated into the Catholic faith through Baptism or Confirmation is encouraged to contact Father.

Any student interested in information regarding Priesthood, or dedicated religious life is also encouraged to contact Father at