Monsignor Ralph Chieffo is the National Spiritual Director of the Flame of Love of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Movement. He is the beloved Pastor of St. Mary Magdalen Parish in Media, serves on the Board of Directors at Malvern Retreat House and he serves on the Archdiocesan Men’s Conference, “Man Up Philly”, since its foundation in 2007.
He holds a Masters Degree in both English Literature and Religious Studies. Monsignor Chieffo has been a priest since 1975 in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and held numerous leadership roles. In 2011 he was honored by Pope Benedict XVI as Monsignor. Monsignor Chieffo has the inordinate ability to weave the power and truth of the Gospel Message of Jesus Christ, build up Mary’s role as spiritual mother stressing her undying love for souls, and awakening within his audience the uplifting courage and healing of the Holy Spirit. He does all this with a strong fatherly presence, embodying God the Father using stories, humor, and inspiration. A Catholic Priest, such as Monsignor Ralph Chieffo, is a treasure for the body of Christ. When he speaks, you experience the richness of his faith, the simplicity and profoundness of his teaching, and the attractiveness of his deep humility. Monsignor Chieffo hosts a radio program every Thursday from 5 pm to 6 pm on 800 AM Radio.