Rev. David T. Richter
Friday, January 23, 2015
Posted by: Colleen Crawford
Father David T. Richter, a priest of the Diocese of Shreveport, passed into eternal rest on January 10, 2015. At the time of his death, Father Richter was pastor of the Church of Jesus the Good Shepherd in Monroe, Louisiana.
A member of the Society since 2005, Father Richter was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop William B. Friend on June 7, 1986, at St. John Berchmans Cathedral in Shreveport. He obtained a Master of Arts in Theology from the University of Dallas in 1987 and a Licentiate in Canon Law from the Catholic University of America in 2006.
In addition to various parish and diocesan roles, Father Richter was a former Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia, serving also as Diocesan Director of Church Vocations, and Judge, Defender of the Bond, and Advocate of the Tribunal.
Please remember Father Richter, his family, and his parish community in your prayers. His mother, Margaret, passed away four days before he died. May mother and son rest in peace.