Father Gerard Hurley was appointed pastor of St. Paul Parish on February 1, 2010.
Father Gerry was born January 25, 1952 in Cork City, Ireland. He was greatly influenced by the priests around him and answered the call to the priesthood, himself. He graduated from Carlow College was ordained on June 12, 1976. He earned a Master of Science from Mississippi State University in 1993.
While visiting Dioceses in the U.S. Fr. Gerry made a trip to Mississippi and decided to make this his home. He has served the Diocese of Jackson his entire career including St. Paul, Vicksburg, St. Joseph, Greenville, Diocesan Youth Director, St. Richard, Jackson, St. Joseph, Starkville, Annunciation, Columbus, St. Jude, Pearl, and St. Paul, Flowood.