Fr. Patrick Nolan

Congratulations and God Bless Fr. Patrick Nolan, ordained a priest on June 9, at Fordham University!

Fr. Patrick Nolan, SJ, grew up in Massapequa Park, and is the youngest of seven children of Patricia & Jack Nolan.  He attended Elementary School here at St. Rose of Lima, as well as Massapequa High School.  Patrick was inspired in his vocation by his two Jesuit uncles and a great aunt who is a Sister of Charity.  After graduating from Loyola University Maryland, he worked for seven years in the sports marketing industry. In his late twenties he entered the Jesuit order. As part of his Jesuit formation he taught, coached, and served as a college counselor at a Catholic high school on the Pacific Island of Yap in Micronesia.  Fr. Patrick celebrated his first Mass as a priest here at St. Rose of Lima on Sunday, June 10, at the 11am Mass; a reception followed in the auditorium.