Rev. Brian X Needles, S.T.L.

Adjunct Professor of Moral Theology
School of Theology

Rev. Brian X. Needles, a Spiritual Director at Immaculate Conception Seminary, completed an S.T.B. (2004) at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, followed by an S.T.L. (2006), with a concentration in Moral Theology at the Pontifical University Santa Croce in Rome. He is currently an S.T.D. Candidate in Moral Theology at Santa Croce.

Fr. Needles was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Newark in 2006 and has served as parochial vicar at St. Joseph of the Palisades Parish in West New York (2006-07) and St. Philomena Parish in Livingston (2007-14). He is currently weekend assistant at Assumption Parish in Roselle Park. Fr. Needles also served as the Spiritual Director of St. Andrew's College Seminary from 2013-14 and Assistant Director of Vocations for the Archdiocese of Newark from 2013-14. In addition, he was the Spiritual Director of Couples for Christ, Foundation for Family and Life for northern New Jersey from 2010-14.

Fr. Needles is currently the Director of Campus Ministry at Seton Hall University.