David Russell has lived in Denmark since 1969. In 1973 he received his M.F.A. Magister of Arts and Humanities in Denmark where he was Director of the Limfjord College of Art. He received his Ph.d. in Naturopthy in 2002, and his Doctor of Science degree in Chinese Medicine in 2006, and is author of the award winning book Healthy Solutions. David has taught Classical Medicine and Spiritual Psychology in Europe, Nepal, and the USA. He is a member of the Secular Franciscan Order and teaches ecumenical spirituality in Europe and Nepal.


As a member of the Order of Franciscan Seculars, David has worked in the following areas:

  • Regional Vice Minister - OFS St. Thomas More Region, Arizona
  • Regional Formation Director - OFS St. Thomas More Region, Arizona
  • Vice Minister - OFS St. Anthony’s Fraternity, Arizona
  • Spiritual Assistant - OFS: 
  • Retreat Leader - OFS, Arizona and Denmark
  • Parish Catechist: Arizona and Denmark  
  • Parish Eucharistic Minister: for homebound, Arizona
  • Parish Presider:  Liturgy of the Word, Denmark
  • Parish Lector: Arizona, Denmark
  • Parish Adult Education Teacher: Arizona and  Denmark
  • Chaplain service: Federal Prison Arizona
  • Chaplain service: Tucson Medical Center and Hospice
  • Lecturer in Medicine and Spirituality: Arizona State University  
  • Retreat leader: Franciscan and Ecumenical Spirituality, Assisi


Contact infomation

David Russell OFS
Mullerupvej 51
5892 Gudbjerg


Tel.: (+45) 62 25 35 69
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