Fr. Christopher Pedersen was ordained in 2013. He hails from St. Mary's Kansas from a family of thirteen. There he attended high school, and then he earned his Associates degree in liberal arts at St. Mary's College.
His first assignment was to St. Aloysius Retreat House in Los Gatos, California. His work there included helping with retreats, taking care of St. Michael's church and academy in Sacramento, and teaching at St. Thomas More School.