Obituary for Father David Paul, Former Gross Catholic Principal
Reverend David Paul, SM
March 22, 1938 – February 22, 2017
Father David Paul, the second principal of Gross Catholic High School, passed away on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, after a battle with cancer.
Father David Paul was a Marianist priest for 59 years, professing his first vows on September 8, 1957. He served as principal of Gross Catholic from 1974 to 1981. Father Dave most recently served as Director of Development for foreign ministries and founder of the Partnering with the Poor program.
In addition to serving in many other capacities throughout his career, Father Dave worked as a teacher in both Saint Louis, Missouri, and Fribourg, Switzerland, and as president of St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas.
Memorials can be directed to Gross Catholic High School’s Our Lady of Perpetual Help Fund. Please designate Father David Paul as the enrollee.Donate to OLPH