TERRY HALLORAN

Terry Halloran is a retired computer programmer. He has been a volunteer chaplain at San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital since 2004. Terry is a lay member of Blessed Kateri Catholic Church in Beaumont.

Terry grew up in Orange County. He completed his studies for the priesthood at St. John's Seminary in Camarillo. Ordained in 1960, he served in parishes in Claremont, Los Angeles, Long Beach and Lancaster. He also spent two years in Mexico.

Terry has been blessed with enough training and experience to speak and read Spanish fluently. In his hospital ministry he mostly listens to patients. If they wish, he reads selections from the Bible and prays with them and their visitors. Sometimes he is called to the bedside of a Catholic patient who is near death. He gives the sacrament of Reconciliation if no parish priest is available.

Terry is married and has two married sons and several grandchildren.