Fr. Tom Moser
On July 1, 2011, Fr. Tom Moser began his ministry at St. Therese of Lisieux as the Associate Pastor. Prior to his assignment to our parish, Fr. Tom has served throughout the Diocese of Knoxville, Tennessee at:
St. Stephen's Church, Chattanooga
Our Lady of Fatima Church, Alcoa
St. Dominic's Church, Kingsport
Our Lady of Lourdes Church, South Pittsburg
Shepherd of the Valley Church, Dunlap
St. Francis of Assisi Church, Fairfield Glade
St. Catherine Laboure Church,
St. Joseph the Worker Church,
St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Lenoir City
Fr. Tom was born and raised in St. Paul, Minnesota. He studied at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, where he majored in music. He also studied at Loyola College in Baltimore, Maryland obtaining a double major in English Literature and Fine Arts (B.A. Degree); and Quincy College, Quincy, Illinois, Philosophy of Religion. Continuing his education, he attended post-graduate studies at St. Bonaventure University Franciscan Institute, Olean, New York.
Fr. Tom completed his seminarian studies at Sacred Heart School of Theology, Hales Corners, Wisconsin with a Masters of Divinity, Cum Laude. He was ordained to the priesthood on June 11, 1994 (recently celebrating 17 years as a priest.) He was once a Franciscan Brother.
His hobbies include playing guitar and keyboards and reading; his favorite authors being C.S. Lewis and Thomas Merton.