Fr. Arthur Gouthro, SA

About Fr. Arthur Gouthro, SA


Father Arthur Gouthro, S.A., was born on February 3, 1938 in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, and graduated from MacDonald High School in Dominion, NS, in 1956. He attended Nova Scotia Teacher College in 1958 followed by two year teaching in the public schools in that province.

In 1959, he joined the Friars of the Atonement who staffed Our Lady of the Atonement and St. James Parish in Gardiner Mines, NS. He attended seminary in Graymoor, Garrison, NY and Washington, DC, and was ordained in 1969 in Sacred Heart Church, Sydney, N.S.

Since that time Fr. Arthur has been on assignment in various parts of the United States and Canada. They included the following places: Graymoor, Garrison, NY; Mahopac, NY; Brockton, MA; Windsor, ON; Edmonton, AB; Hereford, TX; South Bend, IN; Vancouver, BC.

He is a former Director of the Graymoor Ecumenical and Interreligious Institute, Garrison, NY. Fr. Arthur is the oldest of six siblings who live in Nova Scotia, Massachusetts, and Maryland, USA.  He currently resides at Graymoor.