Father Bruce Cheney, Sr.


Father Bruce Cheney, Sr. - Vicar Emeritus
Father Bruce was called to serve the Mission of the Holy Cross on July 1, 2006 as Deacon In Charge until his Ordination to the Sacred Order of Priests on February 7, 2007. Father Bruce was instrumental in the growth of our congregation and in the growth of our building and facilities. Having retired from the United States Navy, and Coast Guard, Father Bruce attended the Virginia Theological Seminary prior to his arrival in Mississippi.

Originally from New Hampshire, he and his wife, Nancy, enjoyed their time in the Mid-South. Father Bruce was well known, and respected, in the Olive Branch and DeSoto County community where he also served as a Chaplain to the Olive Branch Police Department.

Father Bruce mentored the Education for Ministry (EfM) program having previously graduated from the four year program in 2009.