Rev. Stephen K. Smith, O.P., J.C.D. is the youngest of four brothers born to Bridget Brady and Peter Smith, both born in Ireland, who came to New York around 1900, engaged to each other and married around 1915. READ MORE...
Rev. Paul Watkins, O.P. spent his early childhood in Ann Arbor, MI and then his high school and college years in and about New Orleans, LA. He is a graduate of Tulane University. Fr. Paul entered the Dominican Order in 1984 and was ordained in 1990. He has two masters degrees in theology: one from the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology and another from the Graduate Theological Union. He also has a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Virginia. He has ministered in California, Atlanta, New Orleans and now Memphis. Fr. Paul is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Marketing, Management and Economics in the School of Business at Christian Brothers University. He teaches Business ethics and marketing courses there. Lastly, Fr. Paul loves photography, and cooking New Orleans dishes.
Organist-Choirmaster since 1980, Jane oversees the musical and liturgical life of the parish. Jane holds both Bachelor and Master degrees in Sacred Music, and the Colleague and Choirmaster certificates from the American Guild of Organists. A former Board member of the National Association of Pastoral Musicians, she serves as their regional liaison.
Christina Klyce has been the Director of Religious Education at St. Peter Church since 2003. Her love for catechesis began as a special ed teacher in the Catholic Schools, and blossomed when she began Catechesis of the Good Shepherd training in 1998. In addition to her work with the children in the atrium, she is committed to the ongoing catechesis of teenagers and adults and helping adults of other faith traditions learn more about the Catholic faith through RCIA.
Leslie Coleman Parish Council Coordinator Eddie Klank Coordinator Emeritus Fr. John Boll, OP Pastor Deacon Eddie Ramsey Brenda Pryor Church Office Manager
Archives: Bobbie Rennie, Chair,Eugene McDermott,Asst. Chair Communications: Beth Mitchell Finance: Ramon Marus Hospitality: Melissa Petersen Liturgy: Tommie Cervetti Maintenance: Anthony Bologna Men's Group: Mike Farley Ministry to the Sick/Homebound: Kathy Anthony Music: Jane Scharding Smedley New Parishioners: Warren Johnson Outreach: Beth Mitchell Planning: Jim Latta Religious Education: Christina Klyce Stewardship: Bill Robinson Women's Guild: Leslie Coleman
At-Large Members: Leslie Coleman - Religious Education Jim Faust - New Parishioners Peter Lemm - Outreach Karen Schmitt - Outreach Autumn Thron - Planning Lesley Whitehead - Religious Education