Fr. David P. Begany, SSJ was ordained as a priest on May 31, 2014
for the Society of St. Joseph of the Sacred Heart, also known
as "The Josephites."
The Josephites' mission is to promote the spiritual,
emotional, and material welfare of the African American community by
priestly service at predominantly Black Catholic Churches in the United States.
Fr. Begany is currently pastor of Holy Family Catholic Church in Baytown, TX.
He is a native of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining the Josephites, Fr. Begany
was a seminarian with the Missionaries of the Gospel of Life. As a teenager,
he became interested in the Pro-Life movement and has been an advocate
for the unborn and other vulnerable people since then.