Staff Member: Fr. Brendan Buckler
Fr. Brendan Buckler
Father Brendan Buckler became Pastor of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Boone and its missionary church, Church of the Epiphany in Blowing Rock on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 when Father Matthew Codd left for his new assignment at St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Charlotte, NC. Father Buckler was 39 years old when he arrived here and was ordained in the Raleigh Diocese on June 4, 2011 after graduating from the St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood, Pa. He served as Parochial Vicar at St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church in Wake Forest, NC before being assigned as Administrator at Mother of Mercy Catholic Church in Washington, NC. He served in this position for two years before becoming the Parish Priest there for four years.