Deacon Bob has been assigned as a deacon with our parish for many years. The Office of the Vicar for Clergy together with Bishop Joseph Brennan have announced that Deacon Bob Seidler, in addition to his role as Regional Assistant to Bishop Brennan, has been appointed the Administrator Pro Tempore of our parish effective July 1, 2017, until a new Pastor/Administrator has been named.
Father Mike is responsible for celebrating the Eucharist, baptisms, and anointing of the sick. The Office of the Vicar for Clergy has assigned Father Michael Grieco as Associate Pastor who will join Father Gabriel Kang in ministering to our parish community.
Father Gabriel, ordained on May 30, 2015, is responsible for celebrating the Eucharist, baptisms, and anointing of the sick. He assists the Pastor in all pastoral and ministerial areas of the parish. He oversees Rite of Christian Initiation (RCIA) and Legion of Mary.
Msgr. Mike, Pastor Emeritus, celebrated his retirement on June 30, 2013 after serving as a pairsh priest for 51 years. In 1998, he was assigned to Saint Kateri as our first Pastor and fostered spiritual growth and emphasized the call of evanglization by all the baptized. He is gifted with the charisms of healing and mercy, which empowers him to pray for the sick, anoint, and reach out to those most in need.
Deacon Ed’s primary responsibility is to be a sign of Jesus Christ as a servant. He does so by proclaiming the Word of God, assisting the parish in its worship, and administering the sacraments of Baptism and Matrimony. He provides catechetical instruction through Scripture study and visits and catechizes the imprisoned every Tuesday. He provides ministry care to those with tribunal (marriage) concerns.
Bobby provides formal and non-formal spiritual formation and direction to our parish, laying the foundation for making disciples and equipping apostles.
Bobby is discerning the charism of teaching.
Jennifer serves by supporting the Pastor in Parish administration, providing leadership and management of human, fiscal and physical resources, enabling efficiency and readiness to support our intentional discipleship, our work, and our enjoyment of parish life.
Kathy provides direction to the parish's outreach ministries so as to foster maturity in discipleship, to call the parish community to grow spiritually in their relationship with Jesus Christ by engaging in service opportunities with local, national, and international strategic partners, and to advance the kingdom of God by sending out individuals and groups on mission to heal and transform the secular world. As this new position evolves, we will be continually looking for new ways to touch the lives of our parishioners and the larger community. Click here for more information regarding specific outreach ministries.
Rene provides leadership for the design and implementation of the parish Confirmation and Youth programs.
Karlen oversees the audio video technical support of the Mass, liturgical events, and ministries events.
Patti serves parishioners and visitors who call or visit the Parish Office. She assists parents in the baptism of their children and prepares the weekly bulletin.
Alfredo assists in the maintenance of our facility and landscape by cleaning and providing minor repairs.
Mary maintains parishioner and financial records.
Maureen provides assistance in all areas of the parish office supporting the parish secretary and bookkeeper.
Joyce provides support and direction for parishioners desiring Wedding or Quinceanera Masses.
Judy provides support and direction for parishioners desiring Wedding or Quinceanera Masses.
Teresa provides support and direction for parishioners desiring Wedding or Quinceanera Masses.
Bonnie performs a “ministry of service and administration” in two ways: 1.) By helping the Directors of Religious Education and Confirmation fulfill their mission of evangelization and catechesis. 2.) By tending to the administrative functions of the Volunteer Personnel Information Network and VIRTUS programs in adherence to the Archdiocesan Safe Environment Policies.
The Director of Family Formation assists the parish community in fulfilling its vision and mission by calling families to intentional discipleship by creating an environment for adults and children to hear Jesus’ call to be His disciple, give their lives entirely over to Jesus, and share in Jesus’ redemptive mission
Bryan is responsible for the facilitation of worship life in the parish community by evangelization through music. He helps the formation of intentional disciples in the choirs by modeling and facilitating the spiritual growth of all those involved in the music ministries of Saint Kateri.
Pastoral and Finance Councils
Saint Kateri’s Pastoral and Finance Councils consist of parishioners, who use their gifts of leadership and counsel to help keep Saint Kateri Parish focused on its mission of living as faithful disciples.
Jennifer Cummings-Martin, Director of Operations
Jennifer Schmid, Chair
Deacon Bob Seidler, Administrator Pro Tem
Bobby Vidal, Parish Staff Representative
Safeguarding the Children Committee Members
Michael Dermody & Wendy Emeterio, Co-chairs