Father Dennis Di Benedetto is originally from Medford, New Jersey. He attended Holy Cross High School in Delran and then Mount St. Mary's University in Emmitsburg, Maryland where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy with a History minor in 2006. After several years of discernment and secular work experience he returned to Emmitsburg in 2011 to attend Mount St. Mary's Seminary. Father Dennis was ordained a priest on June 3, 2017. In addition to being one of the parochial vicars at St. Charles Father Dennis is chaplain to Purdue Fort Wayne and serves the Latino community in Kendallville each week by hearing Confessions and saying Mass in Spanish.