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Saint Rita Catholic School

Preschool - Grade 8
3801 Russell Road, Alexandria, VA 22305

Fr. Nicholas Schierer

Fr. Nicholas J. Schierer, 6th Grade Religion, was born Oct. 12, 1986 in Fairfax, VA, the third of 4 boys of Ann Schierer and the late Daniel Schierer.  Raised in Herndon, VA, he went to St. Joseph’s Elementary School and Paul VI Catholic High School (2005).  He studied at the University of Mary Washington (2009) where he double majored in History and Religion.  After graduation, Fr. Schierer worked for three years in the special events industry, as well as a long term substitute teacher and home care giver to his great Aunt.  He entered seminary in 2012.  He attended St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood, PA for Pre-Theology and attended the North American College for Theology.  Fr. Schierer was ordained a priest of Jesus Christ on June 9, 2018.  He served as parochial vicar at Our Lady of Hope from 2018-2020.  He has been the parochial vicar at St. Rita’s since October 2020.