Father Paul Keenan: An Author of Soulful Inspiration
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Father Paul KeenanFather Paul Keenan was Director of Radio Ministry for the Archdiocese of New York. He was co-host of "Religion on the Line" on WABC Radio for fourteen years, and then moved on to do his inspirational show on The Catholic Channel on Sirius Satellite Radio. From 1992 to 2002, he hosted "As You Think," a weekly inspirational radio program on which celebrities such as Larry King, Dick Cavett, Steve Allen, Harry Smith, Deepak Chopra, Annette Funicello, Joyce Randolph and Thomas Moore spoke informally with Father Paul about spirituality and inspiration. He served as commentator for such national broadcasts as the funeral of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (CBS Television); the funeral of Mother Teresa (CBS Radio Network); the visit of Pope John Paul II to St. Louis (ABC Radio News). He was the co-anchor for the ABC News Radio coverage of the death and funeral of Pope John Paul II and the election and consecration of Pope Benedict XVI. Father Paul was the Papal Expert for ABC News Radio's coverage of the visit of Pope Benedict XVI and an anchor for the papal visit coverage of The Catholic Channel/Sirius 159.

A priest for over 31 years, Father Paul served in diverse parts of New York City, from the Lower East Side to Hell's Kitchen to the Garment District. He was last assigned to The Church of Our Lady of Peace in Manhattan, where he assisted as a parish priest. His talks, retreats and seminars are well known for their ability to bring religious insight and a positive mindset to the issues of the day.