Fr Eric Nielsen, LC grew up in Seattle, WA with an older brother Bill. After attending Shoreline Community College for two years he entered the Legion of Christ seminary in Cheshire, CT. As a seminarian Fr Eric dedicated himself mostly to fund-raising. He was ordained Dec 24th, 2005, and upon finishing a License in Theology, went to help found the Legion in Manila as a first priestly assignment. For eight years he functioned as Young Men’s Section Director, and also worked with the youth in the ECYD, Experiences, Convictions, and your Decisions, program for four of those years. His final year in Manila Fr Eric was named chaplain of Everest Academy. He is currently serving at St Peter’s Church in Yonkers, NY where he dedicates himself primarily to Youth Ministry and to the English-Speaking Community in a largely Hispanic parish.
Regnum Christi Spotlight – introducing Fr Eric Nielsen, LC