Mr. Joseph A. McDaniel, OSFS

Mr. Joseph A. McDaniel, OSFS

First Profession:
August 1, 2015

Final Profession:


Present Ministry:

Seminarian-Teacher at Salesianum School, Wilmington, DE

Personality by Pixels

What is your favorite church hymn?
O God Beyond All Praising.

What book or film remains meaningful for you?  Why?
Les Mis remains a powerful reminder of the hope that is in the midst of the human condition, even when circumstances may be bleak.

How do you pray best?
Simply resting in the silence of God's presence.

How do you think Salesian humility can make a difference in the world?
Recognizing the good in people when they may not recognize it in themselves.

As Pope Francis calls all to live the Gospel with joy, what gives you joy as an Oblate?
Our ministry to young people continues to be a source of joy.

If a young man were to be inspired by your vocation, what would you hope would inspire him?

I would hope he sees in me and in us our inner authenticity and conviction that it is possible to give oneself to God and the church and be happy.