Rev. John D. Bolderson is a priest of the Archdiocese of St. Louis. The son of coverts, he describes his spirituality as Benedictine-Franciscan-Jesuit. In 1969, before entering the seminary, Father enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. Two years later he was given commission as an infantry officer. He holds a Masters of Arts degree in systematic theology form Kenrick Seminary and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Historical Theology from St. Louis University. He has served a number of rural and urban parishes. Hi is presently assigned to St. Matthews the Apostle parish in Kansas City and ministers to the students of Avila College. His greatest concern is finding ways of supporting Spanish speaking Catholic immigrants in the United States and promotion of vocations to the priesthood in the Diocese of Altmirano, Mexico.