Monsignor Marv Borger became pastor of Saint Joan of Arc Parish on January 8, 2021. Ordained in 1991, Monsignor Borger has served in the Diocese of Toledo in various parish and diocesan assignments. He is originally from St. Henry, Ohio, which is in Mercer County. Monsignor Borger holds degrees from Saint Meinrad Seminary, Indiana, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, and Ohio Northern University, Ada, Ohio, where he earned a degree in electrical engineering. Prior to entering the seminary in 1985, he worked as an engineer for Marathon Oil Company, Findlay, Ohio. Monsignor Borger is a veteran of the US Navy, having served on active duty as a chaplain in 2002-2005.
Monsignor Borger has a personal devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. He enjoys reading, especially history and theology. He has a led a number of pilgrimages to Europe and the Holy Land. A very memorable pilgrimage was to France and included visits to important sites connected with Saint Joan of Arc, such as Orleans and Rouen. He also enjoys watching baseball and football; his favorite teams include the Browns, Indians, Reds, and Buckeyes.
Here are Monsignor Borger pastoral assignments:
2021-present Pastor, Saint Joan of Arc Parish
2015-2021 Vicar for Clergy, Diocese of Toledo
2007-2015 Pastor, Saint Rose Parish, Perrysburg
2006-2007 Chancellor, Diocese of Toledo
2002-2005 Active Duty, US Navy Chaplain
1999-2002 Associate Pastor, Saint Rose Parish, Perrysburg
1997-1999 Canon Law studies, Catholic University of America
1991-1997 Associate Pastor, Saint Wendelin Parish, Fostoria