Retreat Team


Fr. John Michael Lee C.P.

Fr. John Michael Lee, a native of Toronto, Canada, professed his Passionist vows on August 15th, 1965, and was ordained a priest on June 2nd, 1972. His ministry included youth outreach in parishes and schools, parish and retreat leadership, social justice advocacy, and adult education. He has preached across Canada, the USA, and Jamaica West Indies.Fr. John holds a BA, from the Passionist Monastic Seminary, Jamaica, NY; a B.Ed. from the University of Toronto; an M.A. from St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY; a Master of Divinity from the University of St. Michael’s College, Toronto; and a Certificate of Theological Studies from The Institute for Spirituality and Worship at the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA.Fr. John has been the Retreat Director at Bishop Molloy Retreat House since October 1, 2008. 


Fr. Michael Greene, C.P.

Father Michael Greene, C.P. was born in the Bronx, NY and attended Bishop DuBois High School. After working and some studies, he joined the U.S. Navy and served from 1970-74. During that time he came to know the Passionist Community. At the end of his enlistment he entered the Pre-Novitiate Program while attending Assumption College. In 1978 he finished his novitiate year and professed his first vows leaving our W. Hartford monastery for Jamaica, NY where he went to St. John's University earning an M. Div and MA in New Testament studies.

He was ordained on 13 May 1982 and has been assigned to various apostolates over the years in parishes, retreat centers, the television ministry in Scranton. Presently, Fr. Michael was associate retreat director at the Passionist Spiritual Center where The Sunday Mass is produced.  Fr. Michael was on the Bishop Molloy Retreat House team several years ago.  We welcome his return.







Dorothy Brandreth

A Registered Nurse with over 40 years experience working in community and home care.  Dorothy received her RN from Misericordia Hospital School of Nursing.  She has a BS degree in psychology from New York Institute of Technology and her MA in Health Care Administration from Hofstra University.  Dorothy continued her education and has received her certificate as a therapist in analytic psychotherapy and drug and alcohol counseling from the Long Island Institute for Mental Health.  Her work as a therapist and a nurse convinced her of the need for a total holistic approach to all care and Dorothy continued her studies and received her certificate in Spiritual Direction in 2001.


Dorothy continues her work in Nursing as a Director of a homecare Agency.  Dorothy joined the team of Bishop Molloy Retreat House in 2009.   Dorothy’s commitment to the program here and her own spiritual journey has led her to continue her studies in spiritual direction in the Jungian Mystical Christian Tradition at the Haden Institute.  Dorothy is excited to meet, pray and journey with the many wonderful people who come to Bishop Molloy Retreat House.