Next Serra DuPage Meeting
November 23, 2019
Speaker: Edward P. Flavin
Celebrant: Father Herb Essig
Guests are welcome!
St. Petronille Parish, 420 Glenwood Ave., Glen Ellyn
John Matyasik: jmatyasik@SerraDuPage.com or 630-947-5672
6:00 pm Rosary for Vocations
6:20 pm Mass
7:00 pm Fellowship (Parish Center)
7:15 pm Dinner
7:45 pm Program: Meeting & Speaker
Edward P. Flavin has served in the position as Director of Communications for the Diocese of Joliet, since May, 2013. In his position, Flavin assists with both internal and external communications, including social media, website development and overseeing Christ Is Our Hope monthly magazine. In addition, he acts as a Diocesan spokesperson.
Flavin comes to the diocese from Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago, where he has served as their Director of Communications in 2011 and 2012; he also served as their spokesperson. He brings many years of private sector marketing and communications experience to the diocese, where he was instrumental in taking two companies public over the last 15 years.
Since birth, Flavin has been part of the Diocese of Joliet. He was baptized at St. Joseph’s School in Downers Grove and was married to his wife, Katie, at Immaculate Conception in Morris, IL.
He graduated from Northeastern University in Boston with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism. He also obtained a Master of Science degree in Communications from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from The University of Notre Dame.
Edward and his wife have five children. They are parishioners of Saints Peter and Paul parish in Naperville. Their children attend Catholic School at SSPP, as well.
In addition, Ed has been has been the sideline producer for all Home and Away games with Notre Dame National Radio.