Meet our Priest
Fr. Gabriel McHugh
Fr. Gabriel was born and raised in Santa Rosa, California. He received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Sonoma State University in 2015, before moving to Boston, Massachusetts to attend Holy Cross School of Theology.
While living in Boston, Fr. Gabriel also completed a master’s degree in mathematics, taught middle school math at St. Herman of Alaska Orthodox Christian School, and taught freshman math classes at Hellenic College. He graduated from Holy Cross with a Master’s of Divinity in May 2020. He and his family moved to Loveland in May 2020 to begin serving the parish of St. Spyridon.
Fr. Gabriel was ordained to the diaconate on October 25, 2020, and to the Priesthood on February 27, 2021 by his Eminence Metropolitan Isaiah of Denver.
Effective January 1, 2023, His Eminence Metropolitan Isaiah has assigned Fr. Gabriel as the head priest to the parish of Saints Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church.
Fr. Gabriel and his wife, Presbytera Mercy, have three children, Joseph, Lydia, and Mary. In his free time, Fr. Gabriel loves spending time with his family, hiking and exploring outdoors, and practicing Byzantine chant.
To contact Fr. Gabriel, please email