Clergy & Staff

Rev. Christopher J. Pollard, Pastor

Father Pollard attended private and public elementary schools in Annandale and Fairfax, graduating from Bishop Ireton High School in Alexandria in 1989. He was a National Merit Scholar at Bishop Ireton and received the Brent Youth Award in 1989.

Father Pollard received a bachelor's in Philosophy from the University of Chicago in 1992, and he holds a master's in Catechetics from the Notre Dame Graduate School of Christendom College and a Licentiate in Philosophy from Catholic University of America. Father Pollard earned an S.T.L. in Fundamental Theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, while at the North American College.

After his ordination to the priesthood in 1998, he served as Parochial Vicar at St. Mark in Vienna (1998-2002), St. Agnes in Arlington (2002-2006), and St. John the Baptist in Front Royal (2006-2009), before serving as Parochial Administrator at St. Isidore the Farmer in Orange (2009). He served a term as Attaché with the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations (New York) from 2009 until his appoinment as Parochial Administrator at St. John the Beloved in McLean in October 2012, where he was appointed as Pastor in January 2014.