Father David Mary is the Minister General of the Franciscan Brothers Minor, located in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Father entered the Order of Friars Minor at age 19. His undergraduate studies as a Capuchin was at Seton Hall University earning a BA in Religious Studies, with a minor in Philosophy. Fr. David Mary studied two years at St. Joseph in Yonkers, NY, and two years studying at a Franciscan seminary specializing in St. Bonaventure. His ministry has included working with the homeless, gangs and the poor; pro-life activities and youth evangelization. Father initiated “Shepherd’s United” an ecumenical group of Catholic priests and protestant pastors to promote religious freedom in the Fort Wayne area.

"When we walk without the cross, we are not disciples of the Lord." -Pope Francis