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About Fr Aaron Smith LC

Fr. Aaron was born in Forest Lake, Minnesota. He entered the Legionary of Christ minor seminary in Cheshire, Connecticut in 1995. The following year, he entered the novitiate and was sent to Germany where he lived for two years. Afterwards, he studied humanities in Salamanca Spain for a year. He did youth work for five years in Chile. He received a license in Philosophy specializing in Metaphysics and a license in Theology specializing in Anthropological (Dogmatic) Theology at the Legionary of Christ’s Pontifical Athaneum Regina Apostolorum in Rome. During his studies he did youth work in Florence, Italy and helped with the foundation of the community there until August 2012. He was ordained a priest on December 24, 2010. He currently serves as head of the Everest board of directors, is Regnum Christi local director, and the Regnum Christi greater Detroit area chaplain. In February he will be moving to Rome to be the assistant communications director for the Regnum Christi Movement.

Leadership training in Haiti?

Mission Youth has formed me to better fulfill leadership roles in the Movement. Truth is, that no matter how many courses you take and how many mentors you have, there are experiences that mark you and make you into the … Continue reading

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JPII: Asking for Forgiveness

There are some moments that leave a deep impression on life. You would like to go back and live them again. They are in the past but effect the present. The best we can do is learn from them so … Continue reading

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I had a privileged perspective. From my vantage point in the corner two very different sceneries flashed before my eyes. Through the window, to my left, was the austere beauty of an early spring day. The grayish and blue hued … Continue reading

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