Fr. Patrick is the Rector of St. John’s Parish. Born and raised in Dallas, TX., Fr. Patrick received a BA in English from the University of Texas in Austin in 1990 and completed his Masters in Divinity from Nashotah House Theological Seminary in Wisconsin in 1994. He has served as the Assistant Rector at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Baton Rouge, as the University Chaplain at LSU, and as a church planter in The Diocese of Tennessee. In 2007, he and his wife, Catherine, also founded and directed a youth development organization in Clarksville, TN, called “The Food Initiative.” He has been the Rector of St. John’s Parish since October of 2010 and now serves as Dean of the Cathedral.
Family: Wife, Catherine; son, Jacob (19)
Favorite Authors: J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Eugene Peterson
Favorite Food: Anything my wife makes
Favorite Pastime: Hanging with family, screenwriting