Pastor Emeritus, Priest-in-Residence

Fr. Matthew Venuti

Fr. Venuti is the founder and first Pastor of The Society of Saint Gregory the Great.  A former priest in the Episcopal Church, he is a now a Roman Catholic priest of The Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of Saint Peter and currenty retired. Fr. Venuti assists at Sunday Mass on most Sundays.


Affiliate Priest

Msgr. Laurence Gipson

A retired priest of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter, and a former Episcopal priest, having served as Rector of the Birmingham(Episcopal) Cathedral, and St. Martin (Episcopal) Houston. Msgr. Gipson was ordained a Catholic priest and is now retired. He assists in celebrating Sunday Mass on the 4th week of each month and offers sacramental care for the parish as needed.

Affiliate Priest

Fr. Leo Weishaar

A priest of the Archdiocese of Mobile, Fr. Weishaar, having first served as an Episcopal priest and being ordained in the Catholic Church via the Pastoral Provision of Pope John Paul II, he assists on many Sundays and offers Sacramental care for the group. Fr. Weishaar was formerly the Director of Pastoral Care at Providence Hospital.

Pastoral Coordinator, Deacon-in-Formation

Mr. Andy Pitts


Mr. Pitts is the business administrator of the parish, assists in the liturgy, and arranges sacramental care and catechesis for the members.