Nathan Wills, a native of Mendota Heights, was ordained a priest for the Congregation of Holy Cross April 22 at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana.
Father Wills graduated from St. Thomas Academy in Mendota Heights in 1995. He entered Holy Cross novitiate in Cascade, Colo., in 2000 and returned to Notre Dame to begin studies at Moreau Seminary. Father Wills currently serves St. Joseph parish in South Bend, Ind. Father Wills will celebrate Masses of Thanksgiving at 9:45 a.m., Tuesday, May 16, at St. Thomas Academy; and 11 a.m., Sunday, May 21, at his home parish, St. Joseph in West St. Paul. Catholic Spirit