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Our Pastor


Fr. Chris Koehn

Fr. Chris is from a military family, born in England and raised in Virginia, the youngest of four brothers.  He earned a B.B.A. in Accounting and a minor in History from James Madison University.  Fr. Chris had a full career as a project manager and took an early retirement from Chesapeake Hospitality before receiving a Master of Divinity from Pope St. John XXIII Seminary in Weston, Massachusetts.  After ordination in 2018, he served two years as Parochial Vicar at St. Thomas More Church in Chapel Hill.

In July 2020, Fr. Chris became the Administrator of St. Mary Magdalene.  In July 2021, he was appointed Pastor for the Parish by Bishop Zarama.