The Very Reverend Alston B. Johnson

The Very Rev. Alston B. Johnson was called as the third Dean of St. Mark’s Cathedral beginning on November 1, 2012. He is a native of Mississippi, a graduate of the University of Vermont and the School of Theology at Sewanee.  He served several congregations in Mississippi, including St. Andrew’s Cathedral in Jackson, before becoming Rector at the Chapel of the Cross in Madison, Mississippi where he was serving prior to coming to St. Mark’s .  Fr. Johnson has been a Captain/Chaplain in the U.S. Air Force, Mississippi National Guard and the Air Force Reserve Command.  He also served as a volunteer chaplain at Parchman Prison in Mississippi.  He loves to run, read, and spend time with friends and family.  He and his wife Liza have four children.