EDUCATION

Art Bennett

Art Bennett - SmallArt Bennett is President and Chief Executive Officer of Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Arlington.  As vice president for Science Applications International Corporation he managed international mental health programs for 15 years.  He was also Founder and Director of the Alpha Omega Clinics in Maryland and Virginia and created Unity Restored, a website designed to help those afflicted by pornography.  He is licensed as a marriage and family therapist in two states, has more than 25 years of experience in the mental health field, and is a frequent speaker on marriage and family issues.  Art and his wife, Laraine, have been married for 36 years, have four children, and have written four books together.  They live in Gainesville and attend Holy Trinity parish.

Sample Topics

  • Witnessing through service
  • Charity and faith
  • Evangelizing lapsed and marginal Catholics
  • Obstacles to evangelization
  • Pope Francis