Fr. Tom Forrest
Redemptorist priest Father Tom Forrest spent the first 23 years of his priesthood working among the poor in the Caribbean. Internationally renowned, Father Forrest has spoken in 104 countries and his articles and books have been translated into several languages. Father Forrest organized two Worldwide Retreats for Priests, and had the great good fortune to meet with Pope John Paul II on many occasions. Presently he serves the Church as International Director of Evangelization 2000, a Catholic effort to promote Church renewal through prayer, proclamation of the Word and the formation of an evangelistically activated people of God. Father Forrest resides in Washington D. C.