Five decades of ministry
Fr. Robert Rivers, C.S.P.

Paulist Fr. Robert Rivers was ordained on Dec. 20, 1968, for the Diocese of Winona. He joined the Paulist Fathers in 1976.

A graduate of the Gregorian University in Rome, Fr. Rivers was a Catholic campus minister and served as pastor of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Community in Los Angeles from 1986 to 1994.

He also served for several years at what is now Paulist Evangelization Ministries.

Fr. Rivers is the author of the book "From Maintenance to Mission: Evangelization and the Revitalization of the Parish."

He lives today at the Paulist Center in Boston.

Praise be to God for Fr. Rivers' decades of ministry!