About Fr. Nicholas

Fr. Nicholas Sheehy, LC - Catholic priest
Fr. Nicholas Sheehy, LC | Courtesy LC College

Fr. Nicholas writes to learn. He enjoys sharing spirituality topics and examining issues of current events under the lens of a Catholic anthropology. He holds a licentiate in philosophy and a Master’s in psychology.

Fr. Nicholas Sheehy is a Catholic priest for the Legionaries of Christ since 2013. At 18 years of age, he joined the Legionaries of Christ and his formation has taken him around the world. He has directed teams for youth work including missions, retreats and apostolic outreach in Germany, Italy, the United States and Central America. Fr. Nicholas  served for three years on the formation team of the Legionaries of Christ Novitiate and College of Humanities in Cheshire, Connecticut.

He is passionate about the New Evangelization and formation for young adults and married couples. As a Catholic priest, he is a spiritual director and retreat director, offering marriage preparation and marriage counseling through the Divine Mercy Clinic and Family Center. He is currently Executive Director and Chaplain of the Newman Center at St. Philip the Apostle Parish in Pasadena, California.

“Omnis enim res quae dando non deficit, dum habetur et non datur, nondum habetur quomodo habenda est.” St. Augustine teaches that we only truly possess the knowledge that we give to others. This is the inspiration for his writing: to grow spiritually and to share with others the spiritual riches he discovers.

His hobbies include cycling, reading about space and astronomy, and languages. He is an avid baseball fan, especially of the San Diego Padres.

He speaks regularly for young adult and marriage groups in the Los Angeles Archdiocese and beyond.

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