Fr. Michael Lankford-Stokes

Weekend Assistant

Father Michael is a priest of the Diocese of Trenton, with primary assignment as a chaplain at the Veterans Administration Hospital in East Orange, NJ. He completed his seminary training at Pontifical College Josephinum Seminary in Worthington, OH, and was ordained for the Diocese of Trenton in 1992 by Bishop John C. Reiss.

Father Michael has ministered at parishes throughout the Diocese of Trenton, and in 2005 shifted his primary assignment to chaplaincy with the Department of Veterans Affairs (Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA).

As a weekend assistant, Father Michael continues to minister as a parish priest while serving as a VA Hospital Chaplain during the week.