Fr. David Scheidler, C.S.C.
Assistant Rector, Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Campus Ministry Chaplain
Fr. David Scheidler, C.S.C., was raised in Indianapolis and received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Notre Dame in 1987 with majors in history, communications and theatre. After working a year in New York City, he entered Moreau Seminary, receiving his Master of Divinity in 1993 and Ordination in 1994. Fr. Scheidler first served at a parish in Goodyear, Ariz. before coming to work at Notre Dame in 1995. While serving as rector of St. Edward's Hall, he was also the associate rector of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart and assisted in Campus Ministry with various programs, including the Freshman Retreat and Spanish Mass. He also served as chaplain of the Notre Dame Folk Choir and worked on many other Campus Ministry retreats. In 2002-2003 Fr. Scheidler was a chaplain for the Alliance for Catholic Education. From 2003 to 2007 he was assigned to Notre Dame College Preparatory in Niles, Ill. where he was the Director of Campus Ministry and a religion teacher. He then went to work for three years as associate pastor on the parish team of St. Adalbert and St. Casimir in South Bend. Fr. Scheidler now returns to Campus Ministry as departmental chaplain after serving from 2010 to 2013 in Monterrey, Mexico in various capacities. He is thrilled to be back assisting with the ministry to the Notre Dame community.