David C. Hajduk, Ph.D.
Director of Theology
David C. Hajduk, Ph.D. has over thirty years of experience in religious education and pastoral ministry, including youth, family life, and pro-life ministries. David did his doctoral work in Theology at Maryvale Institute in Birmingham, England, and wrote his dissertation on the thought of St. John Paul II. Since 1998, David has been a member of the Theology Department at Delbarton School in Morristown, New Jersey, and since 2002 has been the Director of Mission and Ministry. David also has served as an Adjunct Professor of Moral Theology at Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology at Seton Hall University since 2008. In 2019, David became the Director of Theology for Array of Hope, responsible for reviewing and producing programming, writing blogs, and giving talks. He is the co-producer of the Reason for Hope podcast, and his segment each episode unpacks the truths of the Catholic Faith in light of the teachings of St. John Paul II.
David is an acclaimed and versatile speaker, having given keynote addresses at conferences, presentations to high schools and colleges, parish talks to youth groups, Confirmation classes, and parents, diocesan training workshops, and marriage preparation catechetical days. He is the author of God’s Plan for You: Life, Love, Marriage & Sex (Pauline Books & Media, 2006, 2018), a book for teens on St. John Paul II’s Theology of the Body, which received the Catholic Press Association of the United States & Canada Book Award in 2007.
David is also a member of the Angelic Warfare Confraternity, a supernatural fellowship of men and women and official apostolate of the Dominican Order dedicated to pursuing and promoting chastity together under the powerful patronage of St. Thomas Aquinas and the Blessed Virgin Mary. He is the author of Protecting Your Purity: Help from St. Thomas Aquinas and the Angelic Warfare Confraternity, a book for young people about the Confraternity and the grace that flows from it. He is a contributor to other publications on the AWC and collaborated with the Dominicans in the revival and renewal of the Confraternity.
David resides in Belvidere, New Jersey. He and his wife, Shannon, have 11 children and homeschool.
David contributes to our blogs regularly. Look for his latest blog here.