Father Patrick Tuttle
Fr. Patrick Tuttle, OFM, a native of Harfford and then Marlborough Connecticut entered the Order of Friars Minor in 1987. He holds a Bachelor Arts degree in Social Work with a minor in Philosophy. He has a Master of Divinity degree and advanced graduate certificates in counseling. After graduating from Siena College in 1987 he entered the Franciscan order and completed a further 7 year graduate formation program to serve as a friar priest.
His assignments have included an initial 2 years at his alma mater Siena College as campus minister, Duke University Medical Center and campus ministry while stationed at Immaculate Conception Church and School in Durham NC (Z years), St. Bonaventure University for 2 years in campus ministry, and comes to us from a 15 year service at St. Anthony Church and Elementary School in Greenville, SC. In Greenville Fr. Patrick served Furman University, The Monastery of St. Clare, The City of Greenville Police Department, Perrlr Federal Correction, 3 Catholic hospitals, the Diocese of Charleston Deacon Formation Program, and helped build state of the art St. Anthony Elementary School dedicated to equiff in education for the Black Community.
Fr. Patrick enjoys films, teaching, has an internet radio program using his name on YouTube, motorcycling and playrng music.