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. 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. James McQuade, C.S.P.

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

Fr. René Constanza, C.S.P.

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

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. John Duffy, C.S.P.

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

Fr. Dat Tran, C.S.P.

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.

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. Mark-David Janus, C.S.P.

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

Fr. Tom Gibbons, C.S.P.

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

Fr. David O’Brien, C.S.P.

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

Fr. Charles Kullman, C.S.P.

Paulist Fr. Charles Kullmann is pastor of St. Austin Church in Austin, TX.

Fr. Steven Bell, C.S.P.

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

Fr. Vincent McKiernan, C.S.P.

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

Fr. Charles Brunick, C.S.P.

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. John Hurley, C.S.P.

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

Fr. Frank DeSiano, C.S.P.

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

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. Kenneth Boyack, C.S.P.

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

Fr. Jimmy Hsu, C.S.P.

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

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. Eric Andrews, C.S.P.

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

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. Kevin Devine, C.S.P.

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. John Kenny, C.S.P.

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

Fr. Ronald G. Roberson, C.S.P.

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

Fr. Tom Ryan, C.S.P.

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

Fr. Gilbert Martinez, C.S.P.

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

Fr. Terry Ryan, C.S.P.

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

Fr. Thomas Kane, C.S.P.

Paulist Fr. Thomas Kane leads Paulist Reconciliation Ministries, Landings International and Paulist Pilgrimages.

Fr. Thomas Stransky, C.S.P.

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, C.S.P.

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

Fr. Rich Andre, C.S.P.

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

Fr. Jamie Baca, C.S.P.

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

Fr. William Cantwell, C.S.P.

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

Fr. John Ardis, C.S.P.

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

Fr. James DiLuzio, C.S.P.

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

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. 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. 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. Ed Nowak, C.S.P.

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

Fr. Larry Rice, C.S.P.

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

Fr. Dick Sparks, C.S.P.

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. 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. Michael Evernden, C.S.P.

Paulist Fr. Michael Evernden is based at Old St. Mary's Cathedral in San Francisco. He offers parish retreats and days of recollection.

Fr. Frank Desiderio, C.S.P.

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

Fr. Robert M. Cary, C.S.P.

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

Fr. Charlie Donahue, C.S.P.

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