Staff Member: Father Eric Silva
Father Eric Silva
Father Eric is a lifelong resident of Cranston. He is a graduate of Bishop Hendricken High School and the University of Rhode Island where he received a BA in Communication. After brief employment at Clear Channel Communications in Providence; Father Eric resigned to begin seminary studies in formation to the priesthood. From 2013 - 2019 he attended St. John's Seminary in Brighton, MA where he received a Master of Divinity and STB in Sacred Theology. Father Eric was ordained to the priesthood on June 8, 2019 in the Cathedral of Sts Peter and Paul in Providence by the Most Reverend Thomas J. Tobin, Bishop of Providence. Father Eric began his assignment as Assistant Pastor of St. Luke on July 1, 2019 - his first as a priest.
In his free time; Father enjoys cooking, golfing, reading historical non-fiction and crime thrillers, going to coffee shops, and spending time with his family.