Clergy

If you need to reach any of our priests or deacons, please contact the parish office: 731.668.2596 or parishinfo@stmarys.tn.org.

Our Pastor

Fr. David

Fr. David Graham grew up in Jackson.  After serving 24 years as a priest in other areas of the Catholic Diocese of Memphis, he was assigned as Pastor of our parish in 2015.  Fr. David enjoys good Italian wine, and he usually can be found a few steps behind Molly, his faithful canine companion.  Fr. David loves serving as a pastor, and he is always willing to help meet people’s needs in any way that he can.

 

Our Associate Pastors

Fr. CorteseFr. Richard Cortese was ordained to the priesthood in 1982.  Also in 1982, he was the first diocesan priest to celebrate Mass in Spanish for the Hispanic community of Memphis.  Since that time, he has served at various parishes as both Associate Pastor & Pastor, with a great passion for Hispanic ministry.

 

 

 

Fr. AbrahamFr. Tojan Abraham was born and raised in India.  He is part of the Missionary Community of the Blessed Sacrament (MCBS).  He is temporarily serving in the Catholic Diocese of Memphis.  During his assignment at St. Mary’s, he is assisting with our parish’s social ministry outreach, visits to homebound parishioners, & our young adult ministry.

 

 

 

Our Deacons

  • Rev. Mr. Dale Brown
  • Rev. Mr. Eddy Koonce
  • Rev. Mr. Jim Moss
  • Rev. Mr. Bob Russell