Education: - 1977-1981 United Sates Merchant Marine Academy Kings Point, NY - BS Nautical Science - USCG Third Mate License - Cum laude - 1985-1990 St Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary Boynton Beach, FL - MA Theology in Sacred Scripture - Masters of Divinity Theology - 1997 Mississippi State University Starkville, MS - Education Specialist in Community Counseling Professional experience - 1990-Present Diocese of St. Augustine Northeast, FL - Ordained Roman Catholic Priest - Pastor of St. Patrick’s Church and School from 1999 to 2005 - Chaplain in U.S. Naval Reserves, LCDR (Retired Reserves 2005) - Spiritual Director of various retreats like Cursillo, Engaged Encounter, Faith and Sharing (Ministry of Disabilities) and Youth - Active Duty Chaplain with Marines and Navy for four years including seven months in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom II. Facilitated Catholic Initiation of over 72 adults (RCIA) in Japan, Guantanimo Bay Cuba, and Fallujah Iraq. - Designed and Implemented Youth Encounters at Naval Station Chapel in Puerto Rico - Creative and capable religion teacher for adult faith formation and youth for over 17 years - Designed and implemented Stewardship and Debt Reduction workshops which included presentations at the International Stewardship Conferences in Washington D.C., Toronto, and Boston - Presenter at Parishes and Dioceses throughout country on Stewardship of Time, Talent, and Treasure - Chaplain for the Catholic Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts for the Diocese of St. Augustine from 1990 to 1994. - Spiritual Director for retreats and pilgrimages to Haiti (The Poor) click here to continue ... Fr. Ron's Military Schools & Experiences: Commission ed U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Officer (1981) - Marine Safety Officer, Jacksonville, FL (AD 1981-1984) - Drilling Reservist: MSO Louisville, KY (1984-1985) - Drilling Reservist: MSO, Fort Pierce, FL -  Commissioned U.S. Navy Chaplain Candidate (1987) - Chaplain Basic School, New Port, RI - Naval Training Center, Orlando, FL - Naval hospital Jacksonville, FL - AVT USS LEXINGTON, Pensacola, FL -  Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Chaplain Corps - MAW Medical Battalion, Cecil Field, MAG 42 - Indoctrination Course for Marine Chaplains, Camp Pendleton,  - Marine Air Group 18, 1st MAW FMF Pacific (AD 1994-1995) -  Naval Station Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico (AD 1995-1997) - GTMO Cuba, JTS Operation Hope (3 Months) - Reserves 1999-2001 Naval Hospital Jacksonville DET B - Reserves 2001-2002 Naval Station Mayport 0174 - Reserves 2002-2005 Naval Reserve Personnel MOB Team 3208 - Marine Expeditionary Force, Bravo Surgical Co, 1st FSSG (August 2004-April 2005) - Retired Navy Reserves, Lieutenant Commander, DEC 2005 Website (c) copyright 2011 by Fr. Ron Moses Camarda webdesign by PeschkenMedia All rights reserved