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Father Bob Colaresi conducting a Mass at the Feast of St. Therese

Fr. Bob Colaresi, O. Carm.

Director of the Spiritual Center

A native of Connecticut, Fr. Bob was ordained in 1967 and spent 20 years in secondary Catholic education, serving as Principal of Joliet Catholic High School from 1975 – 1998. After serving as Carmelite Regional Provincial for 8 years, he became Director of the Carmelite Spiritual Center in Darien.

Fr. Bob holds MA degrees in Religious Education and Medieval History. In addition to his work at the Center, Fr. Bob guides popular pilgrimage experiences.