Fr. Peter Fonseca

About Fr. Peter Fonseca

Fr. Peter Fonseca is the second oldest of Dr. Peter and Mimi Fonseca’s eleven children. He was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of St. Louis in May of 2015 by Archbishop Robert Carlson. Following ordination, while serving as the associate pastor of Queen of All Saints Parish, Fr. Fonseca undertook graduate studies in biomedical ethics. He completed a certificate in health care ethics from the National Catholic Bioethics Center and a Master of Science in Bioethics from the University of Mary, where he was chosen by the faculty as the distinguished graduate student.

Fr. Fonseca currently serves as the Director of the Office for Continuing Formation for Priests and as the associate pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in Florissant, MO. In addition to his canonical assignment he serves as a consultor on bioethical issues and serves as a consultant on the Archdiocesan Worship Commission, among other activities.

Alkaline Hydrolysis

Imprudent in Its Current Context

For most of Her history, the Catholic Church, with very rare exceptions, has insisted that the bodies of the deceased be interred in graves or other suitable burial sites. In 1963, Pope Paul VI allowed the practice of incineration cremation … [Read more...]