Reverend David Walter

Fr. David Walter was born in 1977, growing up in the village of Chepstow in Bruce County. He was educated at Mary Immaculate Elementary School in Chepstow, and Sacred Heart High School in Walkerton. He graduated in 1999 from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor of Arts Degree, majoring in Economics.  He subsequently worked in Client Services for an investment firm, and then as a Purchasing Manager for a manufacturing company before entering seminary formation. He entered St. Augustine’s Seminary in Toronto in 2008 where he studied philosophy and theology, graduating from the Master of Divinity program in 2014. Fr. Walter was ordained a priest by Bishop Douglas Crosby at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King in Hamilton in May of 2014.

Fr. Walter has served as Associate Pastor of St. Matthew’s Parish in Oakville, Pastor of St. Michael’s Parish in Waterloo where he also served as Chaplain of the St. John Paul II Student Centre, and is currently serving as Pastor of Holy Cross Parish in Georgetown.

Other roles in which Fr. Walter has served in the Diocese include: the Priest Seminar Committee; the Vocations Committee;  Dean of Halton; and as the Assistant-Secretary of the Cura Pastorum Association.