He received his undergraduate degree in philosophy and theology from Wheaton College, where he took his first steps on the Canterbury trail. He discerned a vocation to the priesthood while studying at Duke Divinity School, earning his MDiv in 2012.
He was ordained as a transitional deacon in the Diocese of Dallas in 2014 on the Feast of St. Basil the Great. Christopher loves running, illuminated manuscripts, and Augustine. He is married to Audra, who is, inter alia, a historian of imperial Russia.