Pastor, Nativity Catholic Church in Brandon, FL

Treasurer of the DART Board of Directors.

Fr. John Tapp is Secretary for the Office of Worship in the Diocese of St. Petersburg. He holds a Master of Arts degree from St. John’s University (Collegeville) in Liturgical Studies. Fr. John has been an instructor for the diocesan Lay Pastoral Ministry Institute (LPMI) for several years, teaching modules on sacramental and liturgical theology. Ordained in 1984, he has ministered as associate pastor, pastor and campus minister, and presently pastor of Holy Family Catholic Church. Fr. John has also been very active in FAST, working for Social Justice since 2005. “My work with FAST is probably the most demanding of my jobs. But I love the ecumenical dimension to FAST – how so many ethnicities and faiths come together to work on building up God’s kingdom.”