St. Pius X is fortunate to have two ordained ministers serving our students, a full-time priest and deacon.

Father Chike Uba portrait

Father Chike Uba was born in 1970 in Nigeria. He comes from a large family, he has five brothers. His mother is still alive, but his father passed in 2006. He was ordained a priest for Awka diocese in 2000. Fr. Uba came to the United State as a 'Fidei donum' priest to the Archdiocese of Santa Fe in 2013. He has been the Chaplain of SPX since then and resides at Queen of Heaven Parish.


Deacon Rene Greivel was appointed as the SPX chaplain by the Archbishop Michael J. Sheehan in 2006. He was the first deacon to hold the position of chaplain at SPX. His personal mission is to empower youth, and in his over 30 years as a youth leader, has led groups at St. Anne and St. Joseph on the Rio Grande. At SPX, he helps organize Campus Ministry and retreats throughout the year.

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