Chaplain

Fr. Rholdes Bolster, STL

frbolster@universitycatholic.org

Fr. Rhodes Bolster was born and raised in Nashville, TN and loves being 10 minutes away from the house he grew up in. Prior to being the chaplain at University Catholic Nashville, Fr. Bolster was the Associate Pastor at St. Philip the Apostle Parish in Franklin for two years. 

After graduation from Father Ryan High School, Fr. Bolster attended the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. He then entered seminary at the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio where he earned his B.A. in philosophy. He then attended seminary in Rome at the Pontifical North American College. He earned a Bachelor of Sacred Theology (S.T.B.) and a License of Sacred Theology in Liturgical Theology at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross. He was ordained to the priesthood in 2019. Fr. Rhodes Bolster became Chaplain of University Catholic in 2022 and is also an Episcopal Master of Ceremonies.

Fr. Bolster loves speaking Spanish, playing ultimate frisbee, and reading books.