Passionist, Priest, Preacher, Author, and Spirited Scriptural Storyteller

Fr. John Powers, C.P. was ordained in 1977 and is the author of six books in adult spirituality and two books for children. He has served as a Travelling Preacher, Director, Producer, and Host of the Passionist Radio and Television Ministry is Springfield Massachusetts, Director of Calvary Retreat Center, and Rector of Passionist Communities in Shrewsbury Massachusetts and Riverdale, New York.

Fr. John C.P. now serves as a Spiritual Director, Preacher of Weekend Retreats, Five day Parish Missions, Day, Evening, and overnight programs. He has preached from Connecticut to Texas, Florida to Australia, New Hampshire to Tennessee, California to Canada, Germany to Louisiana, and many points in between.

Fr. John is presently writing a new book, tentatively titled, "A Witness to Hope; A Priest's Story."

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  • Coping With A Gentle God - Michael Glazier Inc.
  • Seeking Inner Peace Book & Video - Twenty-Third Publications
  • Ten Witnesses to the Passion - Twenty-Third Publications
  • Holy Human - Twenty-Third Publications
  • And Grace Will Lead Me Home - McKracken Press
  • Soul Saving Stories; Book and Cassette Tapes - Paulist Press
  • The Lion Who Couldn't Roar - Ambassador Press
  • Seymour and the Big Red Rhino - Ambassador Press
  • A Healing Way - a set of four one hour CD's

  • The Chalice of Salvation - One Hour weekly Liturgy & Interviews (NBC)
  • Breakthrough - One hour live weekly radio telephone Talk show
  • Crossroads Radio - Half Hour taped syndicated program
  • A Variety of Video programming