Fr. Wade L. J. Menezes, CPM
Fr. Wade Menezes is currently the Assistant General of the Fathers of Mercy and has served as Director of Vocations and Director of Seminarians for the community. Fr. Wade has also served as the Chaplain-in-Residence at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament of Our Lady of the Angels Monastery in Hanceville, Alabama. Both the Monastery and Shrine are affiliated with EWTN, the Eternal Word Television Network. Fr. Wade has been a contributing writer for The National Catholic Register, Our Sunday Visitor, Catholic Faith and Family, Pastoral Life, The Catholic Faith, Lay Witness and Christian Ranchman publications. Several homiletic series of his have appeared in Homiletic and Pastoral Review, an international journal for Priests. Fr. Wade has also been a guest on various episodes of EWTN’s “Mother Angelica Live” and “Life on the Rock” programs during which he discussed such topics as the sanctification of marriage and family life, vocations, and the Sacred Liturgy. He has also hosted several televised series for EWTN, which have covered such topics as the necessity of the Spiritual Life, The Four Last Things, The Ten Commandments of Catholic Family Life, and The Gospel of Life vs. the Culture of Death. He is also the host of the EWTN segment series “The Crux of the Matter” and “The Wonders of His Mercy.” Fr. Wade's many theological and doctrinal presentations have been featured on EWTN Radio, Ave Maria Radio, Guadalupe Radio Network, Covenant Network Radio, Catholic Broadcasting Northwest, and Voice of Virtue International. He is the author of two books: The Four Last Things: A Catechetical Guide to Death, Judgment, Heaven, and Hell and Overcoming the Evil Within: The Reality of Sin and the Transforming Power of God's Grace and Mercy; both books are available from EWTN Publishing. Fr. Wade is also the Host of EWTN Global Catholic Radio's "Open Line Tuesday" which airs every Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. EST.