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Fr. Charles Gallagher grew up in Hyattsville, MD. He went to parochial grade school and then to the Heights in Potomac for high school. He graduated from Fordham in the Bronx, and did most of his seminary at the Pontifical North American College in Rome. After his ordination in 2010, he served as assistant pastor at St. Peter’s on Capitol Hill for the summer before returning to Rome to complete his licentiate. In 2011 he became assistant pastor at St. Mary’s in Rockville and then pastor of Our Lady of the Wayside in St. Mary’s County. In addition to being Chaplain of GW Catholics, Fr. Charlie is also the pastor of Immaculate Conception Church in Shaw, DC, since July 2017. 

You can reach Fr. Charlie at chaplain@gwcatholic.com