Fr. Andrew Fisher is a native of northern Virginia, and played Division I baseball in college as a pitcher. He attended Mount Saint Mary’s Seminary in Emmitsburg, Maryland, and was ordained to the priesthood on May 16, 1998. He has served as parochial vicar in St. William of York parish (Stafford), Queen of Apostles parish (Alexandria) and the Cathedral of St. Thomas More (Arlington). Fr. Fisher also served for six years as the Director of Liturgy at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington D.C.. Currently, he serves as pastor of St. Ambrose (Annandale).
As priest, Fr. Fisher still gets to play baseball as a pitcher for the DC Padres.
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