About Monsignor Jim Lisante

Monsignor Lisante is the pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Massapequa Park, NY.

He previously served as a Director of the Office of Family Ministry for the Diocese of Rockville Centre.

Monsignor Jim has authored four books, including: Of Life and Love, Let's Talk, Personally Speaking, and The Power of One.

Long active in the popular media Monsignor Lisante has hosted several national television programs including: Personally Speaking and Christopher Close-Up. He is currently in the process of launching a new television show, Close Encounter, which will appear nationally on PBS in the near future.

He is also a regular contributor to Fox News Channel and ABC Eyewitness News. Msgr. Lisante has also appeared on PBS, MSNBC, CNN and CBS and Nightline with Ted Koppel. He currently hosts an annual NBC Special called Personally Speaking. Monsignor Jim is also the host of a weekly radio program called Personally Speaking.

Monsignor Jim's columns have appeared in over 300 newspapers.

He is a widely sought speaker at conferences around the country.