Parochial Vicar of St. Joseph's
Fr. Rick de la Pena, a native of the Philippines is a parochial vicar of St. Joseph's since July 1999. Fr. Rick was ordained on May 8th, 1982. He was previously assigned at St. Mary's Parish in Fishkill, NY (his first parish in the United States.) He has been incardinated to the Archdiocese of New York since December 2001. Fr. Rick compiles and prepares the weekly bulletin, maintains the parish website, celebrates Mass at the Ulster County Jail.