Father Daniel Griffith was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis in 2001. In addition to serving as pastor at Our Lady of Lourdes he serves on the faculty of the St. Thomas University School of Law, and serves as the Liaison for Restorative Justice and Healing for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. In 2017, he was named the inaugural Wenger Family Faculty Fellow of Law at St. Thomas.
During his priestly ministry in the Archdiocese of St Paul and Minneapolis, Fr. Griffith has also served in a number of council and chaplain roles, and most recently as Archdiocesan Delegate for Safe Environment. During his work as a lawyer, Fr. Griffith has represented clients pro bono in the areas of criminal and immigration law and has taught a number of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses.
Father Griffith has spoken on the topic of restorative justice at the University of Arizona School of Law in Arizona; the Oblate School of Theology in Texas: and the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minnesota. Father Griffith's complete bio can be found here.