Meet Fr. Chris
Fr. Christopher Rhodes is a native of Dallas, Texas, and was ordained on May 26, 2012 for the Archdiocese of Louisville and the Archdiocese of Military Service. Upon ordination to the priesthood, Fr. Chris served as Parochial Vicar for Saint Augustine Catholic Church and Grade School in Lebanon, Kentucky and Holy Name of Mary in Calvary, Kentucky. Fr. Chris has earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Morehouse College, Master’s of Arts in Philosophy from Saint Meinrad School of Theology, Master’s of Divinity from The Catholic University of America, and is a licensed Family and Marriage Counselor. Before entering formal seminary training in 2006, Captain Rhodes served actively in the U.S. Army as an Infantry Officer and Finance Officer for the Department of Defense, specializing in training operations, military intelligence, logistics, personnel management, and obtained the title of Commander as a First Lieutenant.
Prior to his arrival here, Fr. Chris was the associate pastor of Basilica of Saint Joseph Proto - Cathedral and Grade School in Bardstown, KY and Saint Michael Catholic Community in Fairfield, KY, Chaplain of Bethlehem High School, and most recently was the associated pastor at St. Patrick.
If you ask him how he is doing any given day, his response will always be, “I’m living a dream, just don’t wake me.”
Fr. Chris was assigned as the Administrator for the 3 parishes of the Pax Christi Collaborative in June of 2016. He became Pastor of the three parishes in June of 2017.
To read more about Fr. Chris, please click on his biography and vitae links below.