Meet Some of the Paulist Fathers

The Missionary Society of St. Paul the Apostle (“The Paulist Fathers”) is a dynamic community of Catholic priests who share the Good News of Jesus Christ with great joy.

Here are just some of these men.

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Fr. Rich Andre, C.S.P.

Paulist Fr. Rich Andre is associate pastor of St. Austin Church in Austin, TX.

Fr. Eric Andrews, C.S.P.

Paulist Fr. Eric Andrews is president of the Paulist Fathers and past president of Paulist Productions.

Fr. Donald Andrie, C.S.P.

Paulist Fr. Donald Andrie is pastor of St. John XXIII University Parish in Knoxville, TN. He also leads parish retreats.

Fr. Jamie Baca, C.S.P.

Paulist Fr. Jamie Baca is associate director of the University Catholic Center at UCLA in Los Angeles.

Fr. John Behnke, C.S.P.

Paulist Fr. John Behnke is vice president of the Paulist Fathers and superior of our community in New York City.

Fr. John Ardis, C.S.P.

Paulist Fr. John Ardis is our senior director of mission advancement, leading our fundraising and marketing initiatives.

Fr. Steven Bell, C.S.P.

Paulist Father Steven Bell is a Catholic campus minister at St. Thomas More Newman Center at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.

Fr. Kenneth Boyack

Fr. Kenneth Boyack, CSP, is vice president of Paulist Evangelization Ministries and the general coordinator for Living the Eucharist.

Fr. Charles Brunick

Paulist Fr. Charles Brunick is based at our motherhouse in New York City. He most recently served as pastor of St. Philip Neri Church in Portland, Oregon.

Fr. Bernard Campbell, C.S.P.

A veteran campus minister, Paulist Fr. Bernard Campbell leads a new parish mission called "Will our Faith Have Children?".

Fr. William Cantwell, CSP

Paulist Fr. William Cantrell was ordained in 1956. During his long priesthood, he has served in parishes across the United States.

Fr. Robert M. Cary

Father Robert M. Cary, CSP, is based in Chicago. He is available for parish missions and workshops.

Fr. John E. Collins, C.S.P.

Father John E. Collins, CSP, based in New York City, is available for parish missions, retreats, and renewals.

Fr. René Constanza, C.S.P.

Father René I. Constanza, CSP, is director of the Catholic Information Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Fr. Frank Desiderio, C.S.P.

Paulist Fr. Frank Desiderio is first consultor, or chief advisor, to the president of the Paulist Fathers.

Fr. Frank DeSiano

Father Frank DeSiano, CSP, is president of Paulist Evangelization Ministries and Director of Formation at our seminary.

Fr. James DiLuzio, C.S.P.

Paulist Fr. James DiLuzio leads dynamic parish missions and retreats across the United States and Canada.

Fr. Kevin Devine, CSP

Fr. Kevin Devine, CSP, has been a Paulist Father for more than 60 years. From 1962 to 1993, he served as a U.S. Army chaplain.

Fr. Charlie Donahue, C.S.P.

Paulist Father Charlie Donahue is a member of our General Council.

Fr. John Duffy

Fr. John Duffy, CSP, served as president of our community from 2002 to 2010.

Fr. Dave Dwyer, C.S.P.

Paulist Fr. Dave Dwyer is executive director of our media ministry Busted Halo and hosts "The Busted Halo Show" on SiriusXM.

Fr. Michael Evernden

Father Michael Evernden, CSP, offers parish retreats and days of recollection.

Fr. Tom Gibbons, C.S.P.

Paulist Fr. Tom Gibbons is associate pastor of St. Paul the Apostle Church in Los Angeles, CA.

Fr. Jimmy Hsu

Father Jimmy Hsu, CSP, serves as associate director of the University Catholic Center at the University of Texas at Austin.

Fr. John Hurley, C.S.P.

Paulist Fr. John Hurley has spent four decades leading Catholic evangelization efforts across the United States.

Fr. Mark-David Janus

Father Mark-David Janus, CSP, is president of Paulist Press and a clinical psychologist.

Fr. John Kenny

Father John Kenny, CSP, is based in Vero Beach, FL. He is available for a variety of continuing education programs.

Fr. Thomas A. Kane, C.S.P.

Father Thomas A. Kane is the executive director of Paulist Reconciliation Ministries and Landings International.

Fr. Charles Kullman

Father Charles Kullmann, CSP, is pastor of St. Austin Church in Austin, Texas.

Fr. Joseph Mahon, C.S.P.

Father Joseph Mahon, CSP, has been a priest for more than 60 years. For decades, he traveled the United States as part of our preaching apostolate.

Fr. Vincent McKiernan

Father Vincent McKiernan, CSP, is an experienced retreat director, based in Columbus, Ohio.

Fr. James McQuade, C.S.P.

Paulist Fr. James McQuade was ordained a priest on May 3, 1956. He resides in New York City.

Fr. Paul Lannan, C.S.P.

Paulist Fr. Paul Lannan is based at St. Paul the Apostle Church in Los Angeles. He served for many years in his native Toronto and in Boston.

Fr. James Lloyd, C.S.P.

Paulist Fr. James Lloyd, age 95, is the oldest living Paulist Father. He lives at our motherhouse on West 59th Street in New York City.

Fr. Gilbert Martinez

Father Gilbert Martinez, CSP, is pastor of our mother church, the Church of St. Paul the Apostle, in New York City.

Fr. Michael McGarry, C.S.P.

Fr. Michael McGarry, CSP, is director of the Paulist Center in Boston and immediate past president of the Paulist Fathers.

Fr. Bruce Nieli, C.S.P.

Paulist Fr. Bruce Nieli leads parish missions and retreats, and speaks at a variety of diocesan and regional conferences.

Fr. Ed Nowak

Father Ed Nowak, CSP, preaches parish retreats and missions.

Fr. David O’Brien, C.S.P.

Paulist Fr. David O'Brien (1928 - 2016) was a priest for more than 60 years.

Fr. Terry Ryan

Father Terry Ryan, CSP, based in San Francisco, CA, is available for a variety of retreats and spirituality programs.

Fr. Larry Rice

Fr. Larry Rice, CSP, serves as director of the University Catholic Center at the University of Texas at Austin.

Fr. Ronald G. Roberson

Father Ronald G. Roberson, C.S.P., serves at the USCCB Secretariat for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs.

Fr. Tom Ryan

Father Tom Ryan, CSP, directs the Paulist Fathers Office for Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations.

Fr. Dick Sparks

Fr. Dick Sparks, CSP, based in Austin, TX, is a popularizer more than an academic, a story-telling “bridgebuilder” between theology and pastoral practice.

Fr. Thomas Stransky

Fr. Thomas Stransky, CSP, helped to write the Vatican II document "Nostra Aetate." He was Paulist Fathers president from 1970 to 1978,

Fr. Tom Tavella

Father Tom Tavella, CSP, based in San Francisco, is available for a variety of spirituality and continuing education programs.

Fr. Dat Tran, CSP

Father Dat Tran, CSP, is our Vocation Director. He works with men around the United States and Canada who are discerning a call to the priesthood.