Episcopal priest, consultant. Born– September 18, 1942, Warren, Ohio. Parents– Donald James and Virginia Louise (Murberger) DelBene. Married– Eleanor Ann McKenzie, July 6, 1968. Children– Two. Education– Marquette University, B.A., 1963; Mankato State University, M.A., 1969; the University of the South, M.A., 1978. Taught at Mary Manse College, 1965-1967; director of campus ministry at Newman Center, Oshkosh, Wis., 1967-1968; consultant to Winston Press-CBS, 1968-1976; director, The Hermitage, Trussville, 1977-; rector of the Church of the Holy Cross, Trussville, 1980. Dean of Christ Church Cathedral, Cincinnati, 2010-.


Episcopal Clerical Directory, 1983.


Alone With God. Minneapolis; Winston Press, 1984.

The Breath of Life. Minneapolis; Winston Press, 1981.

Hunger of the Heart. Minneapolis; Winston Press, 1983.

Into The Light; the Simple Way To Pray With The Sick and The Dying. Nashville; The Upper Room, 1988.

Near Life’s End; What Family and Friends Can Do. Nashville; The Upper Room, 1988.

A Time To Mourn; Recovering From The Death Of A Loved One. Nashville; The Upper Room, 1988.

When I’m Alone; Thoughts and Prayers That Comfort. Nashville; The Upper Room, 1988.