A Conversation with Washington Nationals Chaplain Msgr. Stephen Rossetti
About the Event
Did you ever wonder what it was like behind the scenes during the World Series? Now you can find out. On July 2, Museum of the Bible welcomes Monsignor Stephen Rossetti, chaplain of the World Series Championship team, the Washington Nationals!
From blessing baseball bats, to praying with the injured and encouraging the team to “stay in the fight,” Monsignor Rossetti will share stories of what it was like to minister to our hometown team throughout their extraordinary 2019 season.
Monsignor Stephen Rossetti
Msgr. Stephen J. Rossetti is a priest of the Diocese of Syracuse. He graduated from the Air Force Academy in 1973 and spent six years in the Air Force. After ordination, he served in two parishes. For 18 years, he served as the Executive Vice President and then the President of Saint Luke Institute in Maryland, a residential treatment program for clergy. A licensed psychologist, Msgr. Rossetti has a Ph.D. in psychology from Boston College and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Catholic University. He received a Proclaim Award from the USCCB, a Lifetime Service Award from Theological College, the 2013 John Paul II leadership award from the NCEA, and an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from St. Mary’s Seminary and University.
Msgr. Rossetti is a research associate professor at the Catholic University of America (CUA). For the past 10 years, he has been a chaplain for the Washington Nationals.