Father Raj Derivera is a priest of the Diocese of Sacramento currently assigned as the Parochial Vicar of St. John Vianney Parish in Rancho Cordova. Father Raj completed his graduate level studies of Theology at St. Patrick’s Seminary and University in Menlo Park, California in 2016, and his undergraduate studies in Philosophy and Literature at Mt. Angel Seminary and University in St. Benedict, Oregon in 2011. His favorite saints are St. Therese of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face, Pope St. John Paul II St. Peter, and the Holy Martyrs of every generation. He loves all the feasts that the Church celebrates, because it often involves three of his favorite things: the Liturgy, parties, and food.