Fr. Patrick Allen is Corpus Christi‚Äôs parish priest.  Fr. Allen served as an Episcopal priest for twelve years in the Diocese of South Carolina and the Diocese of Tennessee.  He was ordained to the Catholic priesthood on 7 July 2013.

Fr. Allen is married to Ashley Duckett, MD, an internal medicine hospitalist and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina.  They have two children, Lucy and Henry.