Father Mark Zittle, O. Carm.
Asst. Director of Campus Ministry for Faith
Formation and Sacraments, Fordham University, Bronx, NY

HOMETOWN: Pittsburgh, PA

 

YEARS IN THE ORDER: 7

 

FAVORITE CARMELITE SAINT:

Titus Brandsma and Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection.

"After spending a number of years working in full time ministry doing international relief and development work I realized God was inviting me to something more. God was calling me to a deeper life of prayer, a contemplative way of life. The Carmelite ideal of "vacare Deo" (becoming free for God) resonated with me. The fraternal dimensions of the Carmelite brotherhood, living lives of solitude and apostolic work, provided a life-giving structure for me to say yes and respond to this invitation from God."

 

© 2020 Carmelite Friars North American Province of Saint Elias

Based out of Middletown, N.Y.

 

Celebrating the Year of Vocations 2019- 2020

 

"Fill us with a jealous zeal for God, and grant to us new companions on the journey to the Holy Mountain, Christ our Lord."

 

vocations@carmelites.com     Tel: 845-344-2225

Fr. Francis Amodio, O.Carm., Director of Vocations   845-800-9250

Fr. Nicholas Blackwell, O.Carm., Assistant Director of Vocations

Mrs. Rosemary Williams, Vocations Office Secretary

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