Fahlman was born and raised in Regina Saskatchewan. He went to Miller
High School before attending the University of Regina where he obtained
a Bachelors degree in psychology. He has a background in architectural
design and worked for a number of years with Harvest Community.
Fr. Brad did his seminary training at St.Joseph Seminary/Newman
Theological College in Edmonton before being ordained priest in
Since then he has ministered in the Archdiocese of Regina as parish
priest for 14 years before taking a sabbatical year, studying at
the School of Applied Theology in Berkeley, California followed
by taking the opportunity to walk the Camino of St. James in Northern
Spain. He then went on to complete a Masters degree in Pastoral
Counselling at Loyola University Chicago and worked as a counsellor
at Old St. Mary's Parish in Chicago before returning to the Archdiocese
of Regina in 2018.
He then joined Fr. John Weckend at St. Cecilia as associate pastor
and was appointed Bishops Delegate for Victims of Clergy Sexual
Abuse by Archbishop Donald Bolen. In August 2019 he and Fr. John
switched roles with Fr. Brad being named pastor.
Fr. Brad loves the outdoors and enjoys photography, fishing, painting
and drawing, and knows the highs and lows of being a Roughrider
Weckend was pastor of St. Cecilia, from August 1, 2008 to July,
John Weckend was born in southeastern Saskatchewan and attended
high school in Regina. His seminary education was done in Ontario
and he was ordained on October 2, 1971. He has served in many parishes
in the Archdiocese of Regina.
Father John's interests include sports and music. He has done considerable
hiking, including the Grand Canyon and the West Coast Trail of Vancouver
Island. He has run full marathons and is an avid golfer. He is also
a Saskatchewan Roughriders fan.