In 1993 Fr. Donald Fest, SSJ was assigned as pastor to St. Veronica's.
leadership, the parish learned the importance of repaying debts that had been outstanding and he
was diligent about working on the spiritual development of the parish.
helped the parishoners to embrace their heritage through changes to the environment of the church.
African American Stations of the Cross were installed in the Church and the environment was changed to reflect African materials and symbols.
Church also particiapted in the RENEW
program under his
In July, Fr Donald Fest, S.S.J. returned to pastor the church.