Fr. Joseph A. Espaillat II


Archdiocese of New York


Fr. Joseph is a priest of the Archdiocese of New York. Growing up in Manhattan, he speaks three languages: English, Spanish, and Street! He holds a master’s degree in church history from St. Joseph’s Seminary in Yonkers, New York. Fr. Joe is the pastor at St. Anthony of Padua Church in the Bronx and director of the Hispanic Catholic Charismatic Center. He also serves as the spiritual director to the Archdiocese’s Office for Youth Ministry. He is the founder of the ministry “Messengers of Christ.”