Fr. Michael Cummins is a priest of the Diocese of Knoxville, TN. Ordained in 1995, he has served in a variety of roles within his diocese. Currently he is serving as pastor of St. Dominic Church in Kingsport, TN.
Fr. Cummins holds a Masters of Divinity and Licentiate in Sacred Theology from the University of St. Mary of the Lake (Mundelein Seminary) in Chicago. He has a deep interest in Christian Anthropology and the interaction between faith and culture.
In 2004, Fr. Cummins encountered the Community of Sant'Egidio while leading a pilgrimage in Rome. Since then, he has been a member of this recognized lay ecclessial movement and draws much strength from the Community's vision of prayer, faithful friendship with the poor and work for peace.