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Our Staff

Fr. DavidPastor
Fr David Bluejacket

You can reach Fr. David by phone at (303) 422-9173 Ext: 111or you may send him an email.

A native of Denver , Fr. David is the youngest son of an American Indian father of the Shawnee nation and an Irish-Catholic mother. He has two older brothers and two older sisters in addition to numerous nieces and nephews. A product of Catholic schools, he began his formation to become a priest in 1979 after graduating from high school, and he received degrees from seminaries in California (1983) and Denver (1988). He was ordained a priest on July 16, 1988 and has served in five parishes throughout the metro area. Spirit of Christ is his third pastorate. In his leisure time, Fr. David enjoys reading, being with friends (his family now lives in Oklahoma , the birthplace of his father) and collecting presidential campaign buttons. He feels incredibly blessed to be part of the Spirit of Christ Catholic community.


Associate Pastor
Fr Shaji (Jacob) Thomas

You can reach Fr. Jacob by phone at (303) 422-9173 or you may send him an email.

Fr. Jacob is from India. He is a member of the Vincentian Congregation. Founded in India in 1904, this religious community consists of priests and lay brothers who are primarily committed to evangelizing people, particularly the poor, through missions, bible study and retreats. The Congregation draws its spirit and character from St. Vincent de Paul. Members of this Congregation are present now in several countries. We are pleased to have Fr. Jacob join our staff as Parochial Vicar.


Deacon
Richard Baker

You can reach Deacon Richard by phone at (303) 949-0004

Dick and his wife Theresa have been married for 52 years and have 4 children. Dick was ordained on June 16, 1984. Dick and Theresa are among the original members of SOC and share many memories of the development of our parish community. As one of the founding families, Dick knows for certain that the Holy Spirit guided the entire project. Deacon Dick’s love of our community, teaching, preaching, serving and sharing have been evident in all his work. Dick’s enthusiasm and belief in Stewardship is infectious and evident each time he preaches.


Deacon
Earl Webster

You can reach Deacon Earl by phone at (303) 867-9178, x261 or you may send him an email.

Earl and Carol have been married for 45 years and have 4 children. Earl was ordained a deacon on April 16, 1978. Prior to his reassignment in 1998 to Spirit of Christ, he served at Holy Family Church, Stapleton Airport and the Gardens of St. Elizabeth. Earl believes there are good people in all areas and churches and finds great comfort in that knowledge.


Deacon
Mel Corley

You can reach Deacon Mel by phone at (303) 867-9178, x262 or you may send him an email.

Mel and Lucy have been married since 1970, have 2 adult children and 3 grandchildren. Mel was ordained in 1999. He has been assigned to serve as a deacon at SOC since 2002. Mel feels blessed to serve God’s people in the Spirit-filled community that has been the Corleys’ Spiritual home since 1993. Some of Mel’s greatest personal experiences as a deacon were baptizing each of their 3 grandchildren. Mel has a great passion for service to others for Christ, realizing that God, family and relationships are truly important values.


Deacon
Don St Louis

You can reach Deacon Don by phone at (303) 867-9178, x266 or you may send him an email

Don and Connie have been married since 1971, have 3 sons, and have been members of SOC since April of 1974. Don and Connie have been members of the same small church community since 1981. Don was ordained a deacon on June 12, 2004., and has been assigned to SOC since that time. He is also assigned to the St. Francis School of Theology for Deacons where he works in the formation program of men studying for the diaconate. Don has a background in counseling and feels the Holy Spirit continues to draw people to him who need someone to talk to. He has a passion to serve his brothers and sisters, in whatever capacity he can serve. He loves liturgy and has a special devotion to the Eucharist. Don finds preaching an exciting opportunity to share who he is and to challenge himself and others in light of the Gospels.


Deacon Steve HinkleDeacon
Steven Hinkle

You can reach Deacon Steve by phone at (303) 867-9178, x264 or you may send him an email.

Steve and Terri have been married since 1979 and have 2 daughters, Ashley and Lindsey.  Spirit of Christ is Steve's first assignment since being ordained June 25, 2011.  Steve and Terri have been active in many ministries and Small Church Communities throughout their years at Spirit of Christ.  It is through the love and support of the Spirit of Christ Community and our Lord Jesus Christ that Steve discerned his call to the diaconate.


Deacon Charlie HahnDeacon
Charles Hahn

Charles can be reached by phone at (303) 867-9178, x265 or via email.

Charles has been a member of Spirit of Christ Catholic Community since 1983.  He and Claudia were married at SOC in 1992.  Together, they have been active in various ministries, and members of small church communities.  Charles was ordained June 25, 2011. Charles believes he is called to love and serve the Lord by loving and serving all His people.

Ruth CarvalhoReceptionist
Ruth Carvalho

I am the daytime receptionist. It is important that everyone feel welcome here at Spirit of Christ. I am happy to help you with any questions you may have.

You can reach me by phone at (303) 422-9173 Ext: 100 or you may send me an email


Alternate Receptionists

Darlene Callison

Darlene Callison

Susan Levesque

Susan Levesque

Marge Seery

Carla Sheridan

Carla Sheridan

Carla Sheridan

Kris Zanetell

 


Liturgist
Janette Fayhoe

I am the liturgist here at Spirit of Christ. That means I coordinate all of the ministers and rituals associated with mass. If you have any questions about the mass or any of the liturgical ministries I would be happy to answer them. I’m at all of the masses on the weekend. My day off is Monday.

You can reach me by phone at 303-422-9173 Ext: 113
or you may send me an email.



Music Director
Tim Rohl

I am the Music Director here at Spirit of Christ. Please visit our music ministry website for more information.
You can reach me by phone at (303) 867-9170 or you may send me an email.

 


Business Adminstrator
Lynnda Gardner

I am the Parish Adminstrator here at Spirit of Christ

You can reach me by phone at (303) 867-9167 or you may send me an email.

 


Christian Formation Director
Anthony Gallegos

I am the director of Christian formation here at Spirit of Christ. If you know someone who is thinking about becoming Catholic, or looking to learn more about the Catholic faith; I can help with that process.

I also am in charge of sacramental preparation for Baptism, First Holy Communion (first Eucharist) and Confirmation, (unless it is teen confirmation- that is the realm of our youth ministry program).

I also coordinate the S.O.N. evenings- that is the Spiritual One Nighters.

You can reach me by phone at (303) 422-9173 Ext: 114 or you may send me an email.


Bev SmithAssistant Christian Formation Director
Beverly Smith

I am the Assistant Christian Formation Director here at Spirit of Christ

You can reach me by phone at (303) 867-9172 or you may send me an email.

 


Small Church Communities Director
Barbara Howard

I am the Small Church Communities Director here at Spirit of Christ.

You can reach me by phone at (303) 867-9165 or you may send me an email.

 


Youth Minister
Richard Deanda

I am the Youth Minister here at Spirit of Christ.

You can reach me by phone at (303) 867-9171 or you may send me an email.

 


Assistant Youth Minister
Krissy Jensen

I am the Assistant Youth Minister here at Spirit of Christ.

You can reach me by phone at (303) 867-9175 or you may send me an email.

 


Pastoral Ministry/Coordinator
Kathy Galiffa

I am the Ministry Coordinator here at Spirit of Christ. I am your first call if you are interested in getting married here, if you need to schedule a room in our building, if you want something in the parish bulletin, if you have someone in the family who needs to be anointed or to plan a funeral.

You can reach me by phone at (303) 867-9166 or you may send me an email.


Ministry Coordinator
Cathi Politano

I am the Ministry Coordinator here at Spirit of Christ and work as the staff liaison for our Justice and Peace Ministry. Please contact me if you would like information about opportunities to experience hands on activities incorporating the Gospel with your everyday life!

You can reach me by phone at (303) 867-9164 or you may send me an email.

 


Sherry JohnsonIT Support
Sherry Johnson

I am the IT Support person here at Spirit of Christ. I manage the office computers and the web site. Contact me with web change requests or office computer or network issues.

You can reach me by phone at (303) 867-9179 or you may send me an email.

 


Facilities Manager
Scott Breay

I am the Facilities Manager here at Spirit of Christ

You can reach me by phone at (303) 867-9181 or you may send me an email.

 


Facilities Staff

Larry Davis

Larry Davis
(303) 867-9176

Carla Sheridan

Carla Sheridan
(303) 867-9176

Steve Hinkle

Steve Hinkle

Tony Lucci

Tony Lucci

Bernie Hoffman

Bernie Hoffman