Rt. Rev. Robert Lamoureux

Rt. Rev. Robert Lamoureux is a presiding bishop and the Formation Director for the Community. He is also the abbot of the Order of Mystics, the monastic side of the community.

His ministry has been working as a psychotherapist with couples, interfaith/ intercultural issues and people seeking spiritual guidance. He is a mentor and advises those on their own mystical paths.


He completed his masters in marriage and family therapy and is currently working towards his doctorate. His continued religious education was at the Kriya Yoga Seminary and other theology and seminary style programs. He has studied religion and monastic traditions for many years under mentors and teachers.

+Robert was ordained as a priest under the auspices of the Young Rite in 2013.

Bishop Robert Lamoureux was consecrated to the Episcopate in a Liberal Catholic Mass at the Apostolic Celtic Church, in Black Mountain NC in 2015, He returned to The Young Rite in 2019.