Rev. Arthur A. Vandendriessche was born in Weyburn, Saskatchewan. He attended St. Peter’s Seminary in London, Ontario, and Regina Cleri Seminary in Regina. He was ordained by Archbishop O’Neill in 1953.
He served in several parishes over the years, Redvers, Horizon, Kennedy, Milestone, Davidson, Canora, Mikado, Sedley, Francis, Fillmore and Kronau. In Regina he was Pastor of St. Peter’s, Holy Trinity, St. Cecilia and Little Flower.
He was awarded the Cross Pro Ecclesia Pontifice in 2009.