Fr. Mitchell Pacwa, S.J.
Founderand President, Ignatius Productions
*Fluency in 12 Languages
*World Renowned Lecturer
*Holy Land Pilgrimages
*EWTN Host, Television and Radio
Father received his B.A. in Philosophy and Theology from the University of Detroit, summa cum laude. He was ordained a Catholic priest in 1976 with the Society of Jesus and then continued his studies and received his Master of Divinity and S.T.B. from the Jesuit School of Theology of Loyola University, magna cum laude. At Vanderbilt University, he received his Master of Arts, Ph.D. in Old Testament. Father Pacwa is fluent in twelve languages and has a unique understanding of the peoples and cultures of the Middle East.
He has taught at the high school, university, and seminary levels. Being a well-known biblical scholar, he has lectured at hundreds of conferences and churches around the world. He is best known for his appearances on the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), where he currently hosts two programs – “Threshold of Hope” and “EWTN LIVE.” Father Pacwa also serves as the weekly host of EWTN Radio “OPEN LINE” program.
In the year 2000, Father Pacwa established Ignatius Productions,a Catholic media production apostolate, whose mission is to teach people the scriptures, educate Catholics about their Faith, and promote unity and understanding within the Mystical Body of Christ. Father has recently announced that Ignatius Productions will raise funds for a much needed unique ten part documentary on the history of the Reformation. Check out www.thereformationproject.comto see a short preview.
Father Mitch Pacwa appears courtesy of Ignatius Productionsto share with you his knowledge of scripture and the Church. Father Pacwa’s teachings and travels are available as CDs and DVDs on his web site at www.fathermitchpacwa.org. There you’ll find a list of all his available teachings, his calendar of upcoming events, free PACWACASTS as well as information about his video production company. You may also sign up for his monthly newsletter that brings you Father Pacwa's “Words of Wisdom” on a variety of subjects.