Fr. René Constanza is the president of the Paulist Fathers
Paulist Fr. René I. Constanza is the president of the Paulist Fathers. He assumed office on June 7, 2022.
Prior to being elected president, Fr. René served as the rector of the Cathedral of St. Andrew in Grand Rapids, MI, and was director of the Catholic Information Center in that city. He has also served as associate pastor of St. Austin Church in Austin, TX.
Fr. René was ordained on May 19, 2012, at the Church of St. Paul the Apostle in New York City.
A native of Belize, he was a high school principal before entering novitiate.
Current General Council:
- Fr. Frank Desiderio - vice president
- Fr. Dave Dwyer - first consultor