Paulist Fr. Frank DeSiano is president of Paulist Evangelization Ministries.
He also serves as director of formation for our seminary as well as superior of the Paulist Fathers who live in Washington, D.C.
Fr. Frank served as president of the Paulist Fathers from 1994 to 2002.
A national leader in Catholic evangelization, Fr. Frank served as a consultor for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Evangelization for more than a dozen years. He has written numerous books on the Catholic faith focusing on evangelization and spirituality. He frequently travels across the country to give presentations on evangelization topics at national, diocesan, and parish gatherings.
He has recently worked on pastoral tools such as "Reactivating Our Catholic Faith" and "Why Not Consider Becoming a Catholic?" (Paulist Press) to help reach Catholics on the sidelines of faith.
Fr. Frank is a native of the West Side of Manhattan in New York City where, as a boy, he was an altar server at our mother church, the Church of St. Paul the Apostle.