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Father Samuel Natale

Father Sam

Father Samuel Natale


Father Sam is a Catholic priest, experienced educator, author and academic. He is a graduate of the University of Oxford, England and has held the Sandbulte Chair in Business Ethics at the College of St Scholastica. He has contributed to a nearly 30 books– two of which are: Things Old and New: Catholic Social Teaching and Loneliness and Spiritual Development – and has written more than 70 journal articles. He is a dynamic speaker and has presented his papers at conferences throughout the U.S. and the U.K.

In his role at Hanna, Father will oversee all chapel events, and will provide spiritual direction and pastoral counseling at the Center while also working closely with the youth and staff on our campus. Father has extensive experience teaching both high school and private and Catholic colleges teaching Religion, English, and Business, with a focus in Moral Education and Catholic Social Teaching. He was the Director of Religious Education for 10 years under Msgr. Cajetan Salemi at his parish, Mother of the Church, Woodcliff Lake in New Jersey and has held positions at Oxford University in England, Dowling College in New York and at Adelphi University in New York.