Rev. Michael Najim was born and raised in Westerly, RI. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theology from the Franciscan University of Steubenville. Fr. Najim was assigned to St. John Seminary in Brighton, Mass. and was ordained to the Priesthood on June 23, 2001. Fr. Najim was assigned Assistant Vocation Director for the Diocese of Providence with residence at the Seminary of Our Lady of Providence and Chaplain at RI College in July of 2004.