Fr. Roch Kereszty, O.Cist.

Fr. Roch Kereszty, O.Cist., was born in Budapest, Hungary, in 1933, during Communist rule. He escaped to Rome to study theology and was ordained a priest in 1960. He earned his doctorate from the Benedictine University Sant'Anselmo and taught theology for fifty-six years at the University of Dallas and the Cistercian Preparatory School. He lives and works as a spiritual director at the Cistercian Abbey of Our Lady of Dallas, where he served as the novice master between 1975 and 2010. He has authored or edited fourteen books.