Father Patrick:

Fr. Patrick was born on January 15, 1986 to Dennis and Suzanne O'Rourke in Toledo, Ohio.

After graduating from Whitmer High School, Fr. Patrick enrolled at The Ohio State University, where he studied art and journalism. While in his final year at Ohio State, Fr. Patrick was Chrismated into the Church on August 24, 2008.

He is a graduate of The Ohio State University, with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism.

Fr. Patrick is married to Jessica (Joanna) Tindle, of Austin, TX. They were joined in Holy Matrimony at Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church in Austin, TX by His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas of Detroit on June 7, 2014.

Fr. Patrick was ordained to the Holy Diaconate on Palm Sunday (April 24) 2016 by His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas of Detroit at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Toledo, OH. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Holy Cross later that Spring. . He was ordained to the Holy Priesthood by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America at Holy Trinity on September 18, 2016.

Father Patrick celebrates his Name Day March 17, on the feast of St. Patrick of Ireland.