Fr. Scott Seethaler was born in Pittsburgh, PA and presently resides there. He was ordained a Roman Catholic priest in 1969, and is a member of the Capuchin-Franciscan Order. Fr. Scott has a master’s degree in Religious Education.  He has taught high school in Pennsylvania and Maryland and has also taught at Slippery Rock University and Duquesne University.

Since 1975, Fr. Scott has traveled as a motivational speaker throughout the United States. He speaks in both religious and public forums concerning issues of stress, personal and professional excellence, and family values. In 1998, he received the Communication and Leadership Award from district 13 of Toastmasters International.

His resources, retreats, radio ministry and newsletter have helped many people. His radio program: Joyful Reflections is aired six days a week on a variety of radio stations in Western Pa.

Following in the footsteps of St. Francis of Assisi, who had a great love for the poor, Fr. Scott built a hospital for the poor and sick in Oaxaca, Mexico in 2000.

It is his sincere hope that you will find his website inspirational and enjoyable.


The 9th Annual Ole5K took place on
April 29, 2017

Dear Friends:

I am not one to use the word “miracle” lightly but I want to tell you about what happened on the morning of April 29th that seemed like a miracle.

Please read my blog,

Thank you for your support of the Ole5K, it was another big success this year,

and plan to join us again for the 10th Annual Ole5K on April 21, 2018.

Stay updated at

God Bless,

Father Scott

Weekly Reflection

Listen to my Joyful Reflections, heard each Sunday can now be listened to online.

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