Fr. Mike was named Pastor of the St. Jude/St. Aloysius Pastoral Region effective July 1, 2013.
He was named Pastor of St. Aloysius in 2008, and was previously Pastor of Queen of Peace in Millville, OH
Since being ordained by Archbishop Daniel Pilarczyk in June, 1992, he has also taught at McNicholas High School and been Associate Pastor at St. Jude and Our Lady of Visitation.
Fr. Mike was born on the west side though his family moved to the east side when he was young, giving him "a foot on both sides of Vine St."
Fr. Mike is proudly Irish, and he enjoys listening to classical music and watching movies and television from the "Golden Age". His spirituality has been influenced by his Irish heritage, Thomas Merton and the Trappist Monks.