Fr. Tom Zelinski is a native of Menasha, WI. He entered the Capuchin Order in 1962 and was ordained to the priesthood in 1972. He has a master's degree in Pastoral Counseling. He has spent a total of 27 years in retreat center ministry, 7 years in a parish, and 2 years at a high school. He has had many experiences of helping at parishes on weekends and other occasions. He has had much experience at spiritual direction and ministering on directed retreats. He currently is the Director at Capuchin Retreat in Washington, MI.