Pastor: Fr. Tim Nadolski
Fr. Tim grew up in Sandy Springs and attended St. Jude for elementary and middle school and St. Pius X for high school. After one year at Berry College, he entered the seminary at the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, OH. He spent seven years there, earning a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and a master’s in divinity. He was ordained to the priesthood in June 2015.
At the end of June 2020, Fr. Tim finished his Masters of Ecclesial Administration and Management from the Catholic University of America.
Fr. Tim comes to St. Clare to begin his first pastorate after time as a parochial vicar at St. Joseph in Dalton and St. Joseph in Athens and the administrator for St. Toribio Romo in Chatsworth.
Fr. Tim enjoys traveling, aviation, movies, watching baseball, trying to play golf and spending time with his my three cats: Francis, Anthony, and… Clare. Seriously, those are their names.
Deacon/Clergy: Deacon Tom Ryan
Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Deacon Tom moved to Atlanta in 1986 with his wife Ann and four children. Deacon Tom was married on the feast day of St. Clare of Assisi, August 11, 1979!
Deacon Tom attended Maryland University and has worked in various customer and support related positions within IBM. It was through comments and encouragement from parishioners at St. Catherine’s and most importantly, Adoration time spent before the Lord that he felt the calling to do more in serving the Catholic Church. Deacon Tom was ordained to the Permanent Deaconate: Feb. 8, 2008.
In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his grandchildren as well as golfing, camping, scouting, outdoor activities and music.
Deacon/Clergy: Deacon Igor Ponce