Fr. Joseph W. Laramie, S.J., is North American director of the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network (Apostleship of Prayer). He previously served as a campus minister at St. Louis University, where he earned his undergraduate and master’s degrees in communications. He studied at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary prior to joining the Jesuit novitiate. Laramie earned master of divinity and licentiate degrees at Boston College. He was ordained a priest in 2011.
Laramie’s ministry has included working with the homeless in Minnesota and Oregon and with hospital patients in Illinois. He taught at Regis Jesuit High School in Aurora, Colorado, and Rockhust High School in Kansas City, Missouri, and also worked as a missionary to Mayan villages in Belize. Laramie served as a preacher and spiritual director at White House Jesuit Retreat in St. Louis, Missouri. Laramie’s work has appeared on jesuits.org, and in America magazine, The Jesuit Post, the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network, the White House Jesuit Retreat blog, and SLU.edu. He has been a guest on Busted Halo, EWTN radio and TV, the Jesuitical podcast, and Leah Darrow’s Lux U.
Laramie lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.