Fr. Tom Papazoglakis serves as Priest-in-Charge of St. George’s Church along with his wife, Mtr. Elizabeth Papazoglakis. Fr. Tom graduated from Louisiana State University with Bachelor of Architecture in 1978, receiving his architectural license and NCARB certification in 1981. He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Tulane University.
Fr. Tom left his career in the design and construction industry to attend seminary at Nashotah House Seminary in Nashotah, WI. He received a Master of Divinity in 2002 and was ordained to the diaconate in 2001. He was ordained priest in 2002. He served as Associate Priest at St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church in Pewaukee, WI, before being called as Priest-in-Charge in 2003. He left this position in 2012, spending two months in Cairo, Egypt while on sabbatical and as a guest of the Episcopal Diocese of Egypt.
Fr. Tom was called as Rector of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in 2013 where he served until being called with Mtr. Elizabeth as Priests-in-Charge of St. George’s in November 2015. Fr. Tom is a Doctor of Ministry student at Nashotah House Seminary and anticipates graduation in 2017.
Fr. Tom and Mtr. Elizabeth have been married 38 years and have three grown daughters, Erika, Niki, and Sarah (Boris). They have three grandchildren, Ainslie, Aidan, and Ashton.