Fr. Joseph M. Esper

Fr. Joseph M. Esper


Fr. Joseph Esper studied at Sacred Heart Seminary in Detroit and at St. John’s Provincial Seminary in Plymouth, Michigan. He was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Detroit in 1982. He has lectured at Marian conferences, spoken on Catholic radio, and written more than a dozen articles for This Rock, The Priest, Homiletic, Pastoral Review, and other publications. From his experience as a parish priest, Fr. Esper offers today’s readers practical, encouraging, and inspiring wisdom.

The Saints on Purgatory

Learning to Forgive Through the Saints

Learning to Forgive Through the Saints

The Saints Teach Us How to Trust God

The Saintly Solution to Uncertainty


The Saints and Overcoming Grief

The Saints & Concerned for Lost Loved Ones

How the Saints Faced Anxiety

How The Saints Faced Anxiety

The Saints and Academic Difficulties

The Patience of the Saints

The Saints & Overcoming Boredom