Rev. Stephan Brown, S.V.D., M. Div., was born in Cleveland Ohio. He now resides in the Diocese of St. Petersburg, Florida. He is a priest of the Society of the Divine Word (SVD), order. He attended Divine Word College, the only undergraduate Roman Catholic seminary in the United States, dedicated to educating men and women for missionary service. Fr. Brown speaks a number of languages, including Spanish & Portuguese. He has spent several years in the mission field. The people of Brazil hold a special place in his heart as he spent much time there working with the poor and marginalized.
Fr. Brown is alive in the Spirit. He has conducted many retreats and evangelization conferences in Dioceses and Archdioceses across the US sharing his passion & strong commitment to our faith. He is a long time member of the National Black Catholic Clergy Caucus. He is a board member and consultant for the African American/Hispanic Relations for the Diocese of St. Petersburg.