James Benedict

Benedict, James: - James Benedict was born shortly after WWII as a baby boomer. Grew-up in Maine and went to the Maine Maritime Academy graduating with a BS degree in engineering, commission for the United States Navy and License as a Third Engineer. After shipping on the seas to Africa, entered a Benedictine Monastery to study for the priesthood and took the name of Br. James, hence the pen name of James Benedict. He worked for International Paper for 34 years in various management / engineering positions. His passions in life taught him a Reverence for God, Respect for life and Honor to strive to do right. In the twilight of his life, he very much enjoys his grandchildren and writing.