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Pastor: Fr. Remi Hebert, CSsR Ext. 223
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.
Marriage Preparation: Allan Forsberg Ext. 224
I coordinate all aspects of preparation for couples planning to be married in the Catholic Church. I also coordinate adult initiation such as RCIA programs within the church, and am the contact person for annulments.
Baptism & Children’s Sacramental Preparation: Beatriz Fernandez Ext.228
In cooperation with the Pastor and Pastoral Team, I coordinate children’s sacramental preparation & celebration for Baptism, Reconciliation, Eucharist and Confirmation. The preparation of students attending Catholic schools is done in cooperation with the Supervisor of Religious Education at GPCSD.
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: Christina Stang Ext. 230
I am responsible for family 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
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: Joanne Chiasson Ext.227
My job is to administer and monitor the financial operations of the parish. I’m putting the fun into finance!
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.