Paulist Fr Bernard Campbell

On 5 September 2018, Paulist Father Bernard J. Campbell, joined our parish staff as Vice Rector. Fifty years ago last April, Fr. Bernie was ordained a priest by Archbishop John Maguire of the Archdiocese of New York during a Mass at our mother church, the Church of St. Paul the Apostle in New York City. He grew up in the Bronx, attending Holy Spirit Parish and School. He entered the Paulist novitiate in 1961 and made his first promises to the community on September 8, 1962. He earned his undergraduate 

Fr. Campbell spent more than 30 years as a Catholic campus minister, serving at the University of California at Berkeley, the University of California at San Diego, the University of Texas at Austin, Clemson University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

He also served as associate pastor of the Cathedral of St. Andrew in Grand Rapids, MI, and pastor of St. Paul the Apostle Church in Horseshoe Bay, TX. Until today, Fr. Bernie lived most recently at the Paulist motherhouse in New York City. He has been on the Paulist mission band, leading parish missions called “The Questions Jesus Asked” and “Will Our Faith Have Children?” 

Mass Times and Directions

Masses in English with the American Community are now permanently at the Church of St. Patrick (Chiesa di S. Patrizio a Villa Ludovisi), Via Boncompagni 31. Click here for our New Mass schedule at St.Patrick's. For Holy Days and special Liturgies (including our Christmas/New Year's Schedule), see also special Mass times.

Papal Audiences

On most Wednesdays throughout the year, Pope Francis holds a public audience in St. Peter's Square in front of St. Peter's Basilica. To request tickets to the Wednesday Papal Audience, please click here .


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As Romans Do


Unfortunately we have no more copies of our Jubilee edition (2017/2018) of As Romans Do, our periodic guide for pilgrims to Rome. Much of the information in this Guide Book is on our website. We hope that the 2019-2020 edition of As Romans Do will be ready by Easter 2019.  Please do not request the 2019 edition at this time but wait until it's publication is announced. Click for more info!

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