July 2014 thru present
Fr. David Haig is a bi-vocational priest who has served in the Diocese for the past year. As a trained actor and director,
a professional singer, and for the past 27 years a business owner, a licensed builder, a husband and father and but,
more importantly, a priest.
He has been married to his childhood sweetheart, Cathy for the past 32 years. They have three "children", Ryan, 30,
lives in Glens Falls, Jesse, 27, who is married and works in the family contracting company, and Shelly, 18, just
graduated high school living at home.
Having had the privilege in founding a number theater companies over the years he has acted and produced modern
material to classical theater, Shakespeare to Tom Stoppard, from Sophocles to Neil Simons. With theater as a strong
artistic aesthetic in his life, the divine theater of the Eucharist became a central part of his theology. In 2000, he
answered a call to begin the ordination process. Having been received into the process by the Bishop of Albany
he attended Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge Massachusetts.
Upon graduation he was ordained to the diaconate and ordination to the priesthood December 17, 2006. Serving as
priests at the Community of Jesus on Cape Cod Massachusetts for the past 7 years, he then served at St. Paul's
Episcopal Church in Albany as a Curate 2013-2014.
He now is excited to be part of the St. Luke's community and with his business and artistic backgrounds there are many
areas in which he can relate to people in many walks of life. He knows that God is here and wants to be part of what
the Holy Spirit is doing in this worshipping community.