Participants of the General Chapter

List of participants


Br. Ben Consigli

Born: New York, United States (25/11/1962)
Living in: Miami , United States
Province: United States
Ben Consigli

Ben was born in 1962 in New York, USA. He made his first profession in 1989 and his perpetual profession in 1995.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Humanities from Queens College of New York City University, a Master of Arts degree in teaching history from Rutgers University in New Jersey, and a Graduate Professional Diploma in Educational Administration from Saint John’s University in New York.

Ben was a teacher, even during his initial formation at Archbishop Molloy High School in New York and Roselle Catholic in New Jersey. He also served as a school administrator at Molloy from 1995-2000. In 2000 he was appointed Principal of the Saint Joseph Academy in Brownsville, Texas. In 2001, he was appointed Vice-Provincial for the former Esopus Province, USA. Since 1995 Ben has been involved Province administration as Provincial Councilor, member of the Finance Commission, Vice-Provincial, Assistant Provincial, and Director of Education. In 2009 he was appointed Provincial, a position he held until 2015. During his sabbatical (2015-2016), Ben studied at the School of Applied Theology in Berkeley, California.

Before the General Chapter, Br. Ben served as a guidance counselor at Christopher Columbus High School in Miami, Florida.

May each of us be guided with the same hope and audacity that inspired Marcellin and the early Marists in helping young people come to know the love that Jesus and Mary has for each of them.