Msgr. Joseph A. Martin, M. Div., MA
in Moral Theology, MS. Ed., BS Economics, Parochial Vicar, St. Patrick's,
Yorktown Heights., N.Y. 10 years. Teacher of Religion at John F. Kennedy High
School, served on the staff of the Office of Christian Family Life and
Development working specifically with the Christian Family Movement and Marriage
Encounter and Pre-Cana.
Completed two year course in Spiritual Direction offered
by the Archdiocesan Office of Spiritual Development, attended the Institute of Ignatian Spirituality at Guelph, Ontario, studied Spirituality at Fordham
University. Served as Director of Vocations for the Archdiocese of N. Y. for 2
years, Spiritual Director at St. Joseph's Seminary , Yonkers for 9 years,
President of the Eastern Association of Spiritual Directors, Director of the
Archdiocesan Parish Team for 6 years and appointed Pastor of St. Mary, Mother of
the Church in September 1994.