Fr. Joseph Mary

About Fr. Joseph Mary

EWTN Chaplain & EWTN Chapel Dean

Fr. Joseph Mary, MFVA was born and raised in eastern Iowa. He is the Chaplain of the Eternal Word Television Network where he initially came to work in 1985 as an engineer.  Two years later he became one of the founding members of the men’s community which Mother Angelica founded in 1987: the Franciscan Missionaries of the Eternal Word.

Fr. Joseph was ordained to the priesthood in 1993 and often celebrates the daily televised Mass.  He has produced a number or series featured on EWTN, including, Faith in the Heartland on the faith of farmers in his home state of Iowa; The Church Universal on lay movements in the Church; Mini-Series on Fatima, Lourdes and The Holy Land; as well as, a number of the prayers and devotions which regularly air on EWTN.