Fr. Roger Landry


Diocese of Fall River

Position/Role, Current Assignment

Attaché at Holy See Mission; Chaplain, Columbia University and Thomas Merton Institute; Ecclesiastical Assistant for ACN-USA, Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations until March 2022; coming Fall 2022, Columbia University; Aid to the Church in Need USA

Ordination Year



Pontifical North American College

College / Graduate School(S), Degrees

AB in Biology at Harvard College; STB at Gregorian University; STL at John Paul II Institute for the Study of Marriage and Family, Lateran University; MA in Bioethics, Joint Program of the JP II Institute and the Medical School of the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome.

Significant Previous Assignments

Executive Editor, The Anchor, Weekly Newspaper of the Diocese of Fall River; Chaplain, Bishop Connolly High School, Fall River, MA; Chaplain for the Sisters of Life; Chaplain for the Missionaries of Charity; Missionary of Mercy (ongoing)


Lowell, MA

Previous Career (If Applicable)



English, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, and French

Favorite Bible Verse

John 15:9; Romans 8:31-32

Favorite Saint

St. Francis de Sales, St. Therese Lisieux

Fun Fact

I'm an identical twin, a former collegiate tennis player and huge sports fan, started playing the piano at 3, started a pro-life club and a magazine at Harvard, and speak six languages with a thick New England accent.