Benjamin A. Berinti, C.Pp.S.

Adjunct Faculty


Ph.D., Boston University School of Theology; M.Div., Catholic Theological Union

Short Bio

Rev. Benjamin A. Berinti is the director of Catholic Campus Ministry at the University of Central Florida and is an instructor in the Foundations for Lay Ministry Program in the Diocese of Orlando. Previously, he served on the pastoral staff at San Pedro Retreat Center in Orlando, FL,nd was a Chaplain-Coordinator of Campus Ministry and Assistant Professor at St. Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, IN, as Adjunct Faculty in Religious Studies, Associate Campus Minister, and Assistant Director of Residential Life at St. Xavier University in Chicago, IL, and as the Project Director at the Pastoral Ministry Institute at St. Xavier University. He also serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Institute for Pastoral Ministries, St. Mary’s University of Minnesota, in Winona. He has been a pastor of two parishes in the Orlando Diocese, and has served as Director of Theology Formation for the Missionaries of the Precious Blood at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago.

In 2011, Fr. Berinti published his book Firestarters, a collection of of spiritual essays.