Fr. Tom, a native of Gas City, Indiana, attended St. John’s Seminary in Brighton, MA and was ordained a priest in 1990.  He served as associate pastor at St. Matthew Cathedral in South Bend (1990-1998).  He served as pastor at St. Henry and Sacred Heart Parishes in Fort Wayne (1998-2001), St. Jude in Fort Wayne (2001-2013), St. Therese Little Flower in South Bend (2013-2106), and has served as pastor of St. Charles since 2016.