Very Rev. Joseph G. Fonti, S.T.L.
(718) 592-6800 Ext: 107
A graduate of Cathedral Prep’s Class of 1984 (Brooklyn), Bishop DiMarzio appointed Father Fonti Cathedral’s first Rector-President in 2013. Prior to coming home to Cathedral Father Fonti has served as a parochial-vicar, a high school chaplain, a seminary spiritual director, and as a pastor. He has also held several Diocesan positions: Vicar for Pastoral Support, Director of The SS Peter & Paul Spirituality Center, Associate Director of the Sacred Heart Institute, and Director of the Office of Priestly Life & Ministry. In conjunction with the duties of Rector-President he continues to minister to the priests of the Diocese of Brooklyn as the Director of the Office of Priestly Life and Ministry. Father Fonti was ordained on June 27, 1992. He studied in Rome for the priesthood at The Pontifical North American College, and did post graduate work at the Teresianum, also in Rome. He holds an S.T.L. in Spiritual Theology.