David Arena

Hello, my name is David Arena and I am a first year missionary at Montclair State University, NJ.

Where I serve

Our Lord has called me to serve in New Jersey. You can find me hooping at the rec, or hanging out at the Newman Center… I would love to meet you!

My Story

My three siblings and I were raised Catholic. Around the end of my high school career God gave me the grace to go deeper in my faith and to greatly desire sainthood. After two years of attending Suffolk University in Boston, I transferred to the University of Massachusetts Amherst and discovered FOCUS. Thanks to awesome friendships through the Catholic Center and FOCUS, I was able to experience abundant growth as a Catholic and as a member of a beautiful community with a goal bigger than myself…. I am overwhelmed with excitement to share that joy.

Your Impact

When I answered the call to join FOCUS, I made the decision to rely on the spiritual and financial support of mission partners to help me through this mission. I’ve been blessed with the most amazing people who have journeyed with me as I serve on campus. If you are interested in partnering with me, please let me know the best way to reach you and I will schedule an appointment. I’d be honored to share this mission with you.

Contact me at (508)-665-9959 or

[email protected]


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