Fr. Benjamin Roberts is a priest of the Diocese of Charlotte. He was ordained in 2009 and has been pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Monroe, North Carolina, since 2012. Father Roberts holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from D’Youville College in Buffalo, NY; masters’ degrees in systematic theology from St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Philadelphia; and a doctorate in homiletics from Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, MO. Father Roberts has also led retreats for Cursillo and for permanent deacons. In addition to his pastoral duties, he teaches preaching for deacon candidates in the Diocese of Charlotte and other dioceses.