Father Fred Riegler was born in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia of immigrant parents. He was ordained in 1967. For much of his early priesthood he was a teacher, nineteen years of which he was a professor at St. Charles Seminary. Prior to coming to St. Isidore's, he was pastor at St. John the Baptist in Manayunk (Philadelphia). He was appointed pastor of St. Isidore Parish in June 1998. Among his hobbies is baking. He can be reached via email at saintisidore@comcast.net