Fr. Daniel, 32, was born in Dallas, Texas, where he
lived all his life before becoming a Legionary. As a
child he went to Mass at Christ the King Parish
in the diocese of Dallas.
|Fr. Daniel Joseph Hennessy, L.C.|
He went to Christ
the King Parish School, Ave Maria Academy and The Highlands
School (run by the Legionaries of Christ).
“Since I was
a child,” Fr. Daniel recalls, “I always tried to look
for God’s will; when He called me I gave Him
the first chance and he has fulfilled abundantly my expectations
Fr. Daniel received Bachelor’s degrees in philosophy and theology.
For Fr. Daniel “these years were intense and a great
investment, you really need them for the mission God puts
in your hands”.
Between his philosophical and theological studies, Fr. Daniel
dedicated four years to working in Venezuela. He was manager
of a school (Colegio Cumbres) and helped in the formation
“You realize,” said Fr Daniel,” that the world
is bigger than you think and at the same time
how everybody looks for happiness, which comes from God”.