Get your 2010 Legacy Project tickets while they last!
Save the evening of Friday, September 24, 2010 because you do not want to miss:
Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl, S.T.D.
Fr. Benedict Groeschel, C.F.R.
|Fr. Benedict Groeschel, C.F.R.|
Fr. Benedict Groeschel, C.F.R.: is a Roman Catholic priest, retreat master, author, psychologist, activist and host of the television talk program Sunday Night Live with Father Benedict Groeschel, which is broadcast on the Eternal Word Television Network. He is the director of the Office for Spiritual Development for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York as well as associate director of Trinity Retreat and the executive director of The St. Francis House. He is professor of pastoral psychology at St. Joseph's Seminary in New York and an adjunct professor at the Institute for Psychological Sciences in Arlington, Virginia. He is one of the founders of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal.Fr. Groeschel entered the Capuchin Order in 1951. The following year, he was admitted to temporary profession of vows and given the name Benedict Joseph. He made his perpetual profession in 1954 and was ordained a priest in 1959. He received a Masters Degree in Counseling from Iona College in 1964 and a Doctorate in Psychology from Columbia University in 1971.
Fr. Groeschel is Chairman of The St. Francis House and the Good Counsel Homes. He is on the board of Ave Maria University in Naples, Florida and is a member of the American Psychological Association. Other works of charity Fr. Groeschel is involved with are: the Padre Pio Shelter, St. Anthony Residence, St. Francis Youth Center and St. Benedict Joseph Medical Center in Honduras.