Our Pastor

Reverend Alex Pereida

 Father Alex

Father Alex

Father Alex is a native Texan born and raised in Bexar County. He entered seminary in 1999 at St. John's Seminary in Camarillo, CA. After completing Philosophy and Psychology undergraduate studies he moved back to San Antonio in the Fall of 2004 and resided at Assumption Seminary and continued graduate studies of Theology at Oblate Theology. He completed his Theological studies M. Div in 2008 and was ordained to priesthood the same year of May 2008. 

Father Alex's first parish assignment was St. John Neumann as Parochial Vicar June 2008-June 2009. Then he was appointed to Holy Trinity in Stone Oak from July 1st  2009-June 2011. After two years he was appointed Director of Vocations for the Archdiocese of San Antonio on July 2011. One year later 2012 he was appointed to pastor of St. Mary Somerset along with the present assignment Director of Vocations. In June 2016 he completed his assignment as Director of Vocations. He remained as pastor of St. Mary Somerset and also took on St. Peter the Fisherman in Von Ormy. At the end of June 2018 he completed the assignment of both St. Mary Somerset and St. Peter. On July 2, 2018 he was appointed Pastor of St. John Neumann. 

This journey continues to be an amazing adventure with God and God's people. 

pastorpereida@sjnsa.org