Rev. David Frederici, Catholic Chaplain

Fr. David Frederici was raised in Harwich, MA and attended Holy Trinity Parish in West Harwich. Fr. David attended Worcester State College, graduating with a B.A. in History in 1993. Following college, he earned a Certificate in Philosophical Studies from Seton Hall University. He worked for the YMCA Cape Cod and the May Institute. In 1998, Fr. David attended St. John’s  Seminary, earning a Masters in Divinity and was ordained by Bishop Sean O’Malley on June 9, 2001.

He has served as Parochial Vicar at Our Lady of Victory in Centerville (2001-05), St. John the Evangelist in Pocasset, and St. Elizabeth Seton Parish in North Falmouth (2010-11), Chaplain and Director of Pastoral Care at Cape Cod Hospital(2005-110). In 2010, Fr. David was appointed Chaplain at UMass Dartmouth and Assoc. Chaplain at St. Luke’s Hospital, New Bedford.

In June 2013 Bishop George Coleman, Bishop of Fall River, appointed Fr. David Diocesan Director of Campus Ministry and Pastor of St. John the Evangelist in Pocasset. In addition, he is the Chaplain to Catholic scouting for the Diocese of Fall River and Chairs the Technology Committee for the Catholic Campus Ministry Association. He is currently the pastor of St George Church in Westport, MA

Fr. David has worked with the ECHO program on Cape Cod, the Diocese of Fall River Christian Leadership Institute and has given various presentations to youth groups and pastoral leaders, Theology on Tap programs, and led retreats and parish missions. 

Office: (Center for Religious and Spiritual Life, Campus Center, Rm. 202):

Contact info:

Office: 508-999-8873

Cell: 774-205-4378

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