Rev. Tom Walter
Deacon Tom Walter was born in Chicago, Illinois. He attended Illinois State University, where he met his wife Susan. They were married in 1976 after he completed his Master’s Degree in Counseling. They stayed at Illinois State for an additional year, then moved to West Virginia for a year and finally moved to Dahlonega, Georgia in 1978 where Tom worked as a counselor at North Georgia College. After four years, they moved to Athens where Tom completed his doctorate in Counseling and Student Affairs Administration. Tom joined the Church by Profession of Faith at the Catholic Center at the University of Georgia at the Easter Vigil in 1983. He recently retired from the University of North Georgia. Tom and Susan have two children and three grandchildren. Tom was ordained on February 11, 2012.