Paulist Fr. Bernard J. Campbell is a native of The Bronx, where he attended Holy Spirit Parish and School.
He entered the Paulist novitiate in 1961 and made his first promises on September 8, 1962.
He earned his undergraduate degree and an M.A. in Theology from St. Paul’s College, the Paulist seminary in Washington, D.C. (then a degree-granting institution).
He was ordained a priest by Archbishop John Maguire on April 27, 1968,
He spent more than 30 years as a Catholic campus minister, serving at the University of California at Berkeley, the University of California at San Diego, the University of Texas at Austin, Clemson University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
He also served as pastor of St. Paul the Apostle Church in Horseshoe Bay, TX, and associate pastor of the Cathedral of St. Andrew in Grand Rapids, MI.
Fr. Campbell lives today at the Paulist motherhouse in New York City, from where he serves on our mission band. His current parish mission is called "Will our Faith Have Children?"
He can be reached at FrBernard@paulist.org or (864) 506-0481.
You may also find photos from his life and ministry on Pinterest.