The recently released movie, "The Haunting in Connecticutt" is based on a case that John Zaffis, "Godfather of the Paranormal" and founder of the Paranormal Society of New England actually worked on.
This is just one of the cases he will discuss when he appears at Penn State Worthington Scranton on Thursday, April 16 to give a presentation on his work and experiences with the paranormal.
The lecture will be from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Study Learning Center's K. Bruce Sherbine Lounge. It is free and open to the public. After his presentation, he will lead students and interested individuals on a live ghost hunt on the campus.
Mr. Zaffis has over 30 years experience studying and investigating the paranormal and is considered one of the foremost authorities in the field today.
He has investigated hauntings, ghosts and poltergeists, and has also studied demonology and exorcism. He has worked with Roman Catholic priests, monks, Buddhists, rabbis and ministers and assisted and worked with well-known exorcists Bishop Robert McKenna, Malachi Martin and the Rev. Jun.
He also works with spiritualists and psychics for their knowledge of channeling, reincarnation, the calling of spirits for information, and how they use meditation to acquire information. His personal experiences with hautings, extra-sensory perception (ESP), near-death experiences and other paranormal experiences have made him firm in his conviction that such phenomena exist.
His research has taken him throughout the United States, Canada, England and Scotland, working on several thousand cases. He is considered
Mr. Zaffis has been featured on the Discovery Channel, has appeared on Unsolved Mysteries, Fox News Live and has authored a book, "Shadows of the Dark" co-written with Brian McIntyre. He is now working on multiple follow-up books and lectures all over the U.S. at colleges and universities.