Harold Rahm

American Roman Catholic priest

Harold Joseph Rahm (February 22, 1919 – November 30, 2019) was a Catholic priest and Jesuit. He was well known for his work with gangs and inner-city youth in El Paso, Texas. From there he went to Campinas, Brazil, where he worked at prevention and treatment of drug addiction.

Harold "Haroldo" Rahm, S.J.
Born(1919-02-22)February 22, 1919
DiedNovember 30, 2019(2019-11-30) (aged 100)
CitizenshipDual, USA/Brazil
EducationBA (Language), STL (Theology)
Alma materLoyola U. New Orleans
St. Louis University
OccupationCatholic priest, Jesuit
Known forDealing with gangs
and drug addiction
TelevisionTV Seculo 21
Board member ofWFTC, DPNA
AwardsWorld Assoc.of Therapeutic Com., Harry Sholl Award[1]

Rahm died on November 30, 2019 in Campinas, Brazil at the age of 100.[2]


  1. "World Federation of Therapeutic Communities Award". Wftc.org. Archived from the original on March 7, 2016. Retrieved March 13, 2016.
  2. "Beloved Catholic priest, Father Rahm, dies at 100". 30 November 2019.

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