Fr. Chris Ponnet, MA. MTheo, BCC

ORSL Director of Chaplaincy

Fr. Chris Ponnet

Fr. Chris Ponnet, MA. MTheo, BCC is the ORSL Director of Chaplaincy.

He is the administrator of the St. Camillus – Urban Interfaith Chaplaincy Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE accredited school for training professional chaplains) based at LAC USC Medical Center.  Fr. Chris was ordained a Catholic priest in 1983 and became pastor/chaplain at St. Camillus Parish, serving LAC USC, Keck and Norris Medical Centers. Fr Chris has been Director of Department of Spiritual Care at LAC USC Medical Center for the past 15 years. Fr Chris was born and raised in Temple City and is a board certified chaplain thru the Association of Professional Chaplains.  Fr. Chris is active in the interfaith social justice community in Southern California and some national justice movements.