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2022 Chaplains
& Seminars

Our Catholic Seminars are held on Thursday and Friday

afternoons from 12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

in the Methodist House Chapel

14 Pratt Avenue on the Brick Walk between Waugh and Bowman Avenues

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We thank our distinguished priests who served our Catholic Community as Chaplains of the Week during the 2023 season.  Chaplains for 2024 will be announced soon. 


Week 1:  June 24 - June 30, 2023


THURSDAY, JUNE 29 at 12:45


Ut Unum Sint

Pope St. John Paul II’s Encyclical on Ecumenism


Rev. James Kane

Ecumenical/Interfaith Director/retired Pastor,

Diocese of Albany, NY


FRIDAY, JUNE 30 at 12:45

Thomas Merton on Wisdom


Rev. Paul Milanowski

Retired priest, Diocese of Grand Rapids, MI


Week 2:  July 1 - July 7, 2023


THURSDAY, JULY 6 at 12:45




The Emotional Jesus According to

Brené Brown’s “Atlas of the Heart.”


Rev. Anthony Randazzo 


Pastor of Holy Trinity Church, Westfield, NJ



FRIDAY, JULY 7 at 12:45


Surprised by Hope: Reflections on How

To Live Simply in a Complex World!  


Rev. Anthony Ciorra, PhD


Vice President for Mission Integration,

Ministry and Multicultural Affairs, and

Professor of Theology and Catholic Studies,

Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT


Week 3:  July 8 - July 14, 2023


THURSDAY, JULY 13 at 12:45


 If Music Be the Food of Love, Play On


Rev. Raymond Guaio, S.J. 


President of St. Ignatius Loyola High School, Cleveland, OH


FRIDAY, JULY 14 at 12:45


Lord, Teach Us to Pray


Rev. Chris Lowe

Pastor, St. Michael Parish, Lowell, MA


Week 4: July 15 - July 21, 2023


THURSDAY, JULY 20 at 12:45


Belief Expanded by Beauty


Rev. James Daprile, PhD

Pastor Emeritus, Our Lady of Perpetual Help,

Aurora, OH


FRIDAY, JULY 21 at 12:45, 2023


The Impact of Pope Francis on Church and World


Rev. Bob Bonnot, PhD


Retired Pastor, Christ Our Savior Parish, Struthers, OH


Week 5: July 22 - July 28, 2023


THURSDAY, JULY 27 at 12:45


The Infrastructure of the Byzantine Cross


Rev. James Daprile, PhD


Pastor Emeritus, Our Lady of Perpetual Help,

Aurora, OH


FRIDAY, JULY 28 at 12:45


Exploring Internal Infrastructure with the Enneagram


Rev. Scott Vanderveer


Pastor, St. Mary’s Church, Glens Falls, NY and

St. Mary’s/St. Alphonsus Regional Catholic School,

Diocese of Albany, NY


Week 6: July 29 - August 4, 2023




Will the Parish Perish?  How Catholic Communities Can Thrive

In a Time of Change and Uncertainty


Rev. Justin Miller


Parochial Vicar, Our Mother of Sorrows

and Holy Cross Parishes, Rochester, NY


FRIDAY, AUGUST 4 at 12:45


Storytelling and Faith – Connecting Our Past, Present, and Future


Rev. Dan Schlegel


Secretary and Vicar for Clergy and Religious,

Diocese of Cleveland, OH


Week 7: August 5 - August 11, 2023


THURSDAY, AUGUST 10 at 12:45


Grieving as a Human Experience


Rev. Francis Gargani CSsR

Redemptorist Evangelization Team,

Washington, DC


FRIDAY, AUGUST 11 at 12:45


Grieving as a Spiritual Experience


Rev. James Wallace CSsR 


Redemptorist Evangelization Team,

Washington, DC


Week 8: August 12 - 18, 2023


THURSDAY, AUGUST 17 at 12:45


The Liturgical Work of All the Baptized

( The Ars Celebrandi )


Rev. Michael Driscoll, PhD


Priest, Diocese of Helena, MT and

Retired Professor, University of Notre Dame


FRIDAY, AUGUST 18 at 12:45


Encountering God Through Music


Rev. Jacob Ledwon, PhD

Pastor, St. Joseph University Parish, Buffalo, NY


Week 9: August 19 - 25, 2023


THURSDAY, AUGUST 24 at 12:45

Eucharist: Dress Rehearsal for the Reign of God


Rev. Robert Kennedy


Senior Priest, Diocese of Rochester, NY


FRIDAY, AUGUST 25 at 12:45


Blessed are the Losers:  Beatitude Living


Rev. Hugh Burns, O.P.


Pastor, St. Theresa Church,

South Ozone Park, NY

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