Diocese of Nashville

Class: Junior

Diocese: Nashville

Hometown: Franklin, TN

Home Parish: St. Philip, Franklin

CHRISTIAN MICHAEL CIMORELLI

I was born in northern California to a beautiful family of what would be 11 children.  I spent my childhood swimming, reading and playing with my siblings in the foothills and the ocean.  We always went to Mass on Sunday, even if we had sunburns from a water polo tournament.  I first heard the call of the Lord quietly and at a young age, but I did not listen until I began to pray.  I have since found great peace in the opportunity to discern a vocation to the priesthood, and I am so glad to be here.

Favorite Quote or Bible Verse

Blessed is the man who endures trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life which God has promised to those who love him.” – James 1:12

Fun Fact

I made it to the state championship finals in two different sports and lost both times.