Father Gervan Menezes, more commonly known as Father G, was ordained to the priesthood on July 26, 2014. Since then he has lived and served at the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Nashville, where he has functioned as Master of Ceremonies for both Bishop David Choby and Bishop Mark Spalding. In addition to his duties at the Cathedral, he ministered as Chaplain for the Diocese of Nashville’s Youth Office, and as Chaplain for Father Ryan High School.
A native of Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil, Father Gervan loves being a priest! He also enjoys traveling and cooking. Before coming to the Diocese of Nashville in 2010, Father G lived as a missionary in Brazil.
Father G studied for the priesthood at Assumption Seminary in San Antonio, Texas receiving a Master’s in Divinity and Master of Arts in Theology from the Oblate School of Theology. He also has a Sacrae Theologiae Baccalaureus, S.T.B. from Saint Paul University, Ontario, Canada. Prior, his undergraduate studies were completed in Brazil at Universidade de Fortaleza (UNIFOR) and Instituto Teological Pastoral do Ceara (ITEP) where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Tourism and Philosophy.
Bishop Mark Spalding has assigned Fr. Gervan to be associate pastor for St. Philip beginning the Summer of 2018.