Father Blair Gaynes @CampusPadre, is a Priest of the Diocese of St. Augustine Florida.
He is currently serving as a College Campus Ministry Priest Chaplain for schools within the Duval County area; Coordinates and facilitates various other College Campus Ministry efforts within the Diocese; and serves as a Vocations Director Associate.
Fr. Blair has 30 years experience in youth and young adult ministry, in areas that range from Christian / Catholic Social Services; High School Teacher, Campus Minister and Dean of Students; Youth Retreat and Vocations Speaker. In all of his work with youth and young adults, Fr. Blair strives to let the Holy Spirit lead and challenges students to seek holiness above all.
Other experiences, activities and events he has been blessed to lead, include: Parish Director of Religious Education; Diocesan Catechetical Certification Instructor; Deacon Candidate Formation Program Instructor; Leader / Speaker for Diocesan Staff Retreats ; Catholic Schools Principals Retreats; Catholic Teachers Reflection Days; Youth Ministry Leader Retreat; CCW Retreat; Parish Missions; Parish RCIA Retreat; College Retreats; Men's Conference Speaker;