Father Jonathan Morris
, a native of Cleveland, Ohio (but a diehard Michigan Wolverine fan) Father Jonathan lives in New York City where he serves in campus ministry at Columbia University, as Program Director of SiriusXM’s “The Catholic Channel”, and as an analyst for the Fox News Channel.
His most recent book is
The Way of Serenity: finding peace and happiness in The Serenity Prayer
His other books include:
The Promise: God's Purpose and Plan for When Life Hurts
God Wants You Happy: from self-help to God’s Help
Father Jonathan Morris studied Business Administration at Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio. He entered the seminary at the age of 21, and later went on to complete separate degrees in Classical Humanities, Philosophy, and Theology. In 2004, he graduated magna cum laude with a Licentiate graduate degree in Moral Theology from Regina Apostolorum Pontifical University in Rome, Italy.
Father Jonathan was ordained a Catholic priest in Rome on December 24th, 2002. His foray into mass media was as a theological advisor and marketing consultant for Mel Gibson’s epic religious film The Passion of the Christ.
From 2009 –2013, Father Morris served as parochial vicar of the historic St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral, in the SOHO district of New York City.
He resided and ministers at Corpus Christi Church, near Columbia University campus.
From 2015 He currently reside as Pastor of Mount Carmel Church in the Bronx.