Father Gerard Lee, O.F.M., a native of Albany, N.Y., entered the Franciscan Order in 1965 and was ordained to the priesthood on January 9, 1971. A Siena graduate with a degree in Biology, he holds a Masters in Theology from Augustinian College. His first assignment was to Puerto Rico as a missionary.
Fr. Gerard has ministered at St. Francis Church in New York City, St. Anthony's in Butler, N.J., St. Joseph's in East Rutherford, N.J., and was Chaplain at Teresian House in Albany for a number of years. Gerard moved from St. Anthony's Shrine in Boston to the Siena Friary in the Spring of 2000 with his cat Blanche. He currently ministers at St. Francis Chapel on Wolf Road in Colonie.
Favorite pastimes: movies and various computer projects.