Father David is the second of twelve children, son of David and the late Ann Konderla. He grew up in Bryan, Texas; graduated from Bryan High School in 1978 and worked for several years as a machinist before entering the seminary in 1985. After graduating from the University of Dallas in 1989 with a bachelor’s degree in history, he earned his Master of Divinity from… Read More


The abortion mindset does not discriminate. It says that abortion is needed in every country, for every ethnicity, in any economic class … and at any stage of pregnancy. It wants free reign on the unborn – abortion on demand for any reason. What’s worse is that it is often sold as “freedom.” Whether you’re… Read More


November 1-7, 2015 is National Vocations Awareness Week – a week, according to the USCCB website “dedicated to promote vocations to the priesthood, diaconate and consecrated life through prayer and education…”  In celebration of this week, here are some ways my family fosters an openness to a religious vocation in our domestic church.  1. Talk. talk.… Read More