Father David Metz


Father David Metz was born May 27, 1970 and is  an only child. His initial home was Kansas City, Kansas, but he grew up in Overland Park, Kansas. The call to priesthood came when he was seven years old. He continued to discern that call throughout his teenage and young adult years. He graduated from high school in 1989. Graduated from the college seminary in 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts in English. He went into the major seminary where he graduated with a Master of Divinity degree in 1997. Subsequently, he was ordained on May 31, 1997 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Hays, Kansas. His first assignment was at Seven Dolors in Manhattan (1997-99). He was transferred to Immaculate Heart of Mary in Hays (1999-2004). His first pastorate was at St. Wenceslaus Church in Wilson, Kansas with missions in Dorrance and Holyrood (2004-09). The next pastoral move was to the parishes of Washington County- Hanover, Greenleaf, and Washington (2009-present).  Father's hobbies include biking, golf, disc golf, NASCAR, reading, and most all sports.  He enjoys reading about St. John Paul II, the autobiography of Bishop Fulton Sheen, and the life of Padre Pio.