David La Mar — hunter, homesteader, teacher, business owner, husband, and father of five – is in the Permanent Diaconate Program in the Diocese of Sioux City, Iowa. La Mar has been married to his wife Mary for 10 years. He has a M.A. in English from The University of Iowa, and is a proud member of the Confraternity of the Holy Rosary. He has aspirations of becoming a a cowboy, but his wife has her doubts.