Father Michael P. Orsi
Currently the host of Action for Life TV, Father Michael P. Orsi was ordained for the Diocese of Camden in 1976, and has a broad background in teaching and educational administration. Fr. Orsi has authored or co-authored four books and over 400 articles in more than 45 journals, magazines and newspapers. He currently serves as Parochial Vicar at St. Agnes Parish in Naples, Florida, and has served as Assistant Chancellor, Assistant Vicar for Pastoral Services, Director of Family Life Bureau, and Coordinator of Pope John Paul II's visit to New Jersey for the Diocese of Camden. He has also served as a member of The Institute for Genomic Research at the University of Pennsylvania and as a member of New Jersey's Advisory Council on AIDS. Formerly the Chaplain and Research Fellow in Law & Religion at Ave Maria Law School in Naples, Florida, Fr. Orsi holds a Doctorate in Education from Fordham University, two Master degrees in Theology from Saint Charles Seminary, and a Bachelor of Arts from Cathedral College. He is a member of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars. In 2005 Fr. Orsi was appointed as a Senior Research Associate to the Linacre Center for Bioethics, London, England. Recently, Fr. Orsi co-hosted a weekly radio program The Advocate, which discussed law and culture on WDEO-FM 98.5 in southwest Florida. Among his many activities, Fr. Orsi serves on the Board of Directors for St. Matthew's House and Providence House, Naples, Florida, and is Chaplain of St. John Neumann High School in Naples. He is also Spiritual Advisor for Action for Life.