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Thank you for a great AU 2018! - Acton University 2019: June 18 - 21

Rev. David Rivera

Parish Priest, Catholic Diocese of Camden, New Jersey

Rev. David Rivera is a Roman Catholic parish priest of the Diocese of Camden currently stationed at Holy Cross Parish in Bridgeton, New Jersey. He received his Bachelors in philosophy from Saint Charles Seminary in Philadelphia, a Bachelors in Theology from the University of Saint Thomas Rome Italy. He completed a licentiate in Moral Theology from the University of the Holy Cross, Rome Italy. Rev. David has served on the vocations board, priest personnel board and was chairman of the committee for the continuing education and spiritual formation of priests for his dioceses. His main ministry takes place in the context of a large and diverse parish that includes rural, suburban and urban ministry. As a Spanish speaking priest, Rev. David attends to the needs of a large Hispanic/Latino population composed of many migrant workers. He has been involved in various advocacy initiatives and projects at the local level to promote the urban and Hispanic community.