Fr. Michael has served as the pastor of St. Mary’s since 2006. A native of Framingham, Fr. Michael is the son of William and Joan Nolan and the brother of two sisters. He graduated from Boston College with a degree in history and was a high school teacher before entering St. John’s Seminary. Ordained in 2000, Fr. Michael was named pastor of St. Mary’s in 2006 after serving at St. Michael's in Bedford. The greatest honor of his life was being ordained a priest. Fr. Michael says, I love being a Christian. I love being a Catholic priest. I love being the pastor of St. Mary's in Waltham.