A native of Hartford, Ct., Br. Andre has served in various capacities in the Eastern Province of American Passionists: Parish Pastoral Associate; Director of Initial Formation; Master of Novices; Director of Cardinal Spellman Retreat House, Bronx, NY; local and Provincial leadership. Since 1996 he has been engaged in the itinerant Passionist Preaching Ministry directing parish missions and retreats as well as retreats and workshops for men and women Religious; clergy and laity.
Br. Andre offers workshops and retreats on Spirituality and the Dynamics of Greif and Loss.
Br Andre holds an M.A. in Pastoral Theology (Ministry) from Boston College; an M.S. in Gerontology from the College of New Rochell, New Rochelle, NY; A certificate in Thanatology (Death Studies) from The College of New Rochelle and has been certified in Death and Dying by ADEC, the Association for Death Education and Counseling.