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  • Priests

    Pastor: Fr. Remi Hebert, CSsR   Ext. 230

    I was born and raised in Edmonton but ministry has taken me all across our country. I have lived and ministered in Calgary, Saskatoon and Sudbury. I love this parish and the many ways we are able to serve our parishioners.

     

     

    Associate Pastor: Fr. Leo English, CSsR  Ext.222

    I am delighted to be here from the east coast of Canada, and to make St. Joe’s parish my home. I particularly enjoy 1-on-1 conversations, and overall parish life.

     

     

    Associate Pastor: Fr. Raymond Dorawa, CSsR

    I assist with services and liturgies at Seniors homes as well as hospital ministry.

     

     

  • Pastoral Team

    Marriage Preparation: Fr. Remi Hebert

     RCIA: John Witschen  Ext.232

    I coordinate adult initiation such as RCIA programs within the church, and am the contact person for annulments.

     

     

     

    Baptism & Children’s Sacramental Preparation: Darlene Lemay  Ext.228

    I coordinate sacramental preparation & celebration for students in the Catholic schools and parish-based program for reconciliation, eucharist and confirmation. I lead baptismal sessions for infants and assist with baptismal celebrations. Through RCIA adapted for children, I journey with families of children 7 years and older seeking baptism.

     

    Youth Ministry: April Fogle   Ext.229

    I coordinate youth programs and events, including EDGE (gr. 6-9) & UC27 (gr.9-12) youth groups, Challenge Girls small groups (gr.5-7 & 8-12), youth choir and movie nights, school chaplaincies at St. Joseph High School and St. JP2 High School, Discovery Retreats, and more.

     

     

    Family & Children Ministry: Joanne Chiasson  Ext. 230

    I am responsible for faily and children’s programming. I oversee Liturgy of the Word with Children, SALT youth group (gr.3-5), and Mom’s Prayer and Play. I organize parish-wide events like Mardi Gras, St. Joe’s Got Talent, and our week-long Vacation Bible School

     

  • Support Staff

    Operations Manager: Jon Moffat  Ext.226

    My role is to help coordinate the implementation, development, and use of resources for the various activities that occur at our parish. I am also responsible for the overall physical operations and maintenance of both the Priest residence and Church building.

     

    Finance: Diane Walker  Ext.227

    My job is to administer and monitor the financial operations of the parish.

     

     

     

    Reception: Karen Backmeyer  Ext.221

    My role is to greet people, answer the phone, direct calls to staff, and assist with information. I keep the parish database updated, compile the weekly bulletin and Grapevine, and upload information to the parish website.

     

     

    Maintenance: Abel Villalobos

    My job is maintenance and custodian, of the church building, and grounds.

     

     

     

    Housekeeping: Denise Robert

    I am responsible for housekeeping and cooking for the priests’ residence.

     

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