Meet the Staff

Holy Spirit Parish Staff:

Holy Spirit Parish Staff

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Fr. Darryl Millette, 
Pastor

ORDAINED: July 13, 2007

MASS USUALLY ATTENDED:  Saturday, 5pm; Sunday, 10am, 12pm, 7pm

PATRON/FAVOURITE SAINT:  St. Peter

RECENTLY CROSSED OFF MY BUCKET LIST:  Presided Mass at the Holy Sepulchre

STILL ON MY BUCKET LIST:  Watch an NHL game in person

FAVOURITE LEISURE ACTIVITY:  Walking my dog, Chloe. Playing hockey. And watching the Riders!

FAVOURITE MUSIC:  Matt Maher, Audrey Assad, film scores

ROLE MODEL:  St. John Paul II

QUOTABLE QUOTE:  “You have made us for yourself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it rests in you.” — St. Augustine of Hippo

CURRENTLY READING:  “Divine Renovation: From a Maintenance to a Missional Parish” by Fr. James Mallon

DREAM/VISION FOR HOLY SPIRIT PARISH: For all to come to know, love, and serve Jesus Christ

FAVOURITE PARISH EVENT:  Sunday Mass!

 


Fr. Peter Olisa, 
Associate Pastor

HOME ARCHDIOCESE: Onitsha, Nigeria

ORDAINED: July 15, 2006

 

Delores McLean

Delores McLean, 
Office Administrator - delores@holyspiritsaskatoon.ca

MASS USUALLY ATTENDED:  Saturday 5 pm

MUST-SEE TV:  Big Bang Theory, Criminal Minds, W-Five

RECENTLY CROSSED OFF MY BUCKET LIST: Trip to New York

FAVOURITE LEISURE ACTIVITY: Reading most genres of books, attempting to complete the Star Phoenix Saturday crossword

CURRENTLY READING:  Fall of Giants (Trilogy)

RECOMMENDED READING: The Story of Ruth: Twelve Moments in Every Woman’s Life  by Joan Chittister

FAVOURITE MOVIE: The Red Violin, Shawshank Redemption, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. I know that’s three.

DREAM/VISION FOR HOLY SPIRIT PARISH:  That parishioners will be mindful of the Litany of Welcome posted on the bulletin board - to be open to grow in faith and understanding that everyone is welcome ‘to come to Christ’ and to pass this message to others.

 

Melina Palendat

Melina Palendat,  
Financial Administrator - 
melina@holyspiritsaskatoon.ca

MASS USUALLY ATTENDED:  Sunday 7 pm

NEWS TO YOU:  I used to teach Ballroom Dance

RECENTLY CROSSED OFF MY BUCKET LIST:  Learned to water ski this summer

STILL ON MY BUCKET LIST:  To go hot air ballooning in Turkey

LAST MOVIE I SAW:  The Good Lie - a fictional account of the journey to safety for a group of Sudanese refugee children.  Very heartbreaking and inspiring at the same time!

FAVOURITE LEISURE ACTIVITY:  Going to the lake/sitting around a campfire

FAVOURITE MUSIC: Anything by Michael Bublé

QUOTABLE QUOTE:  “Everything will be alright in the end. So if it’s not alright, it is not yet the end!” (from the movie The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel)

 

Kelly Wormsbecker

Kelly Wormsbecker,  
Pastoral Associate - Ministry of Care - kelly@holyspiritsaskatoon.ca

MASS USUALLY ATTENDED:  Sunday 10 am

PATRON/FAVOURITE SAINT:  Thérèse of Lisieux

RECENTLY CROSSED OFF MY BUCKET LIST:  Attended a Blue Jays baseball game at Rogers Centre

STILL ON MY BUCKET LIST:  Visiting the Holy Land

FAVOURITE LEISURE ACTIVITY:  Watching game shows

FAVOURITE MUSIC:  “Old” country music, Barbara Streisand

ROLE MODEL:  Pope Francis

QUOTABLE QUOTE:  “If you are what you should be, you will set the whole world on fire.”  (St. Catherine of Sienna)

CURRENTLY READING:  Sacred Fire by Ronald Rolheiser,

DREAM/VISION FOR HOLY SPIRIT PARISH: That more parishioners would be involved in ministry as leaders

FAVOURITE PARISH EVENT:  Family Day!

Charlene Nijhawan

Charlene Nijhawan,  
Pastoral Associate - Ministry of Care - charlene@holyspiritsaskatoon.ca

MASS USUALLY ATTENDED:  Saturday 5 pm/Sunday 12 noon

PATRON SAINT: Veronica

MUST-SEE TV:  Downton Abbey, Chopped, The Big Bang Theory

NEWS TO YOU:  I played girls’ tackle football in high school

RECENTLY CROSSED OFF MY BUCKET LIST:  Alaskan cruise

STILL ON MY BUCKET LIST:  Becoming a grandmother...not in my control, I know!

FAVOURITE LEISURE ACTIVITY:  Walking along the Meewasin Trail, watercolour painting

FAVOURITE MOVIE:  Love Actually

RECOMMENDED READING:  Final Gifts by Callanan & Kelley

QUOTABLE QUOTE: “Love always holds you tightly and safely.” (Richard Rohr)

DREAM FOR THE CHURCH: That all would feel welcome at the Table of the Lord

Arch McKay

Arch McKay, 
Pastoral Associate - Christian Initiation of Adults - agmckay1@sasktel.net

MASS USUALLY ATTENDED:  Sunday 10 am

PATRON/FAVOURITE SAINT:  Thomas Aquinas

MUST-SEE TV:  Anything with a ball that is pointed at both ends

NEWS TO YOU:  I’m in Prince Albert’s Sports Hall of Fame

RECENTLY CROSSED OFF MY BUCKET LIST:  Saw two Notre Dame games in South Bend, IN

STILL ON MY BUCKET LIST:  Visit the (other) Holy Land

FAVOURITE LEISURE ACTIVITY:  Anything with my family

QUOTABLE QUOTE:  (About a local restaurant) “Nobody goes there any more.  It’s too crowded.” (Yogi Berra)

Celena Komarnicki

Celena Komarnicki,
Pastoral Associate - Youth Ministry Coordinator - celena@holyspiritsaskatoon.ca

MASS USUALLY ATTENDED:  Sunday 12 noon

PATRON/FAVOURITE SAINT:  Thérèse of Lisieux - the Little Flower

NEWS TO YOU:  I am an avid NASCAR fan

ON MY BUCKET LIST:  To travel to Rome

FAVOURITE LEISURE ACTIVITY:  Camping with my family and friends

QUOTABLE QUOTE:  “It will heal by the time you get married!”  (My Grade 4 teacher, Mrs. Knibbs)  Great for scraped knees and broken hearts.

LAST BOOK I READ:  Smart Martha’s Catholic guide for Busy Moms  given to me by my prayer partner at WCACYM

DREAM/VISION FOR THE PARISH:  To see more of our youth getting involved in all areas of parish life.

FAVOURITE PARISH EVENT:  Vacation Bible School, of course!

Sharon Powell

Sharon Powell,
Pastoral Associate - Adult Faith Formation & Sacramental Preparation - sharon@holyspiritsaskatoon.ca

MASS USUALLY ATTENDED:   Sunday 7:00 pm; Sunday 12:00 and Saturday 5:00 pm

PATRON/FAVOURITE SAINT:  St. Therese of Lisieux and St. Anthony of Padua

STILL ON MY BUCKET LIST:   Tour the Maritimes

FAVOURITE LEISURE ACTIVITY:   Relaxing with a movie

QUOTABLE QUOTES:  

“Miss no single opportunity of making some small sacrifice, here by a smiling look, there by a kindly word; always doing the smallest  right thing and doing it all for love”. (St. Therese)

“Actions speak louder than words; let your words teach and your actions speak.” (St. Anthony)

DREAM/VISION FOR THE CHURCH:  That we gather the lost, the lonely and the hungry

LAST MOVIE I SAW:  Finding Dory (yes, I like children’s movies!)

FAVOURITE CD:  The Art of Letting Go by Richard Rohr

FAVOURITE RECREATIONAL ACTIVITY:  Baking

DREAM/VISION FOR HOLY SPIRIT PARISH: That our ministries continue to reach outward

FAVOURITE HOBBY:  Painting figures, especially Christmas villages

LIKES TO COOK/EAT:  Love to make all kinds of soup

FAVOURITE PARISH EVENT:  All sacrament celebrations           

Jack Altrogge

Jack Altrogge,  
Building Maintenance

MASS USUALLY ATTENDED:  Sunday 10 am

QUOTABLE QUOTE:  “What goes around, comes around.”

RECENTLY CROSSED OFF MY BUCKET LIST:  Trip to Hawaii

STILL ON MY BUCKET LIST:  Parasailing in Mexico

RECOMMENDED READING:  Heaven is For Real

FAVOURITE HOBBY:  Carpentry

FAVOURITE SAINT:  Christopher

LAST MOVIE I SAW:  Noah

DREAM/VISION FOR THE CHURCH:  Equality for all people

DREAM FOR THE PARISH:  For everyone to be on time for Mass

Ed Yuzik

Ed Yuzyk,  
Maintenance

MASS USUALLY ATTENDED:  Saturday 5 pm

FAVOURITE SAYINGS:  Hello and Thank You

FAVOURITE LEISURE ACTIVITIES:  Golf, biking around the city, anything outdoors

LAST BOOK I READ:  The Storm by Clive Cussler & Graham Brown

RECOMMENDED READING:  The Bible

BIBLICAL QUOTE:  “For God so loved the world that He gave his one and only son that whoever believe in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” (John 3:16)

 

                

 

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Saturday    5:00 pm
Sunday    10:00 am, 12:00 noon, 7:00 pm

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Tuesday to Friday: 8:30 am

Reconciliation
Saturday:  11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Sunday:   1:00 pm - 5:00 pm  
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Phone: 306-374-1425
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Parish Contacts

Parish Staff
Fr. Darryl Millette   - Pastor
Fr. Peter Olisa - Associate Pastor
Delores McLean - Office Administrator
Melina Palendat - Financial Administrator
Kelly Wormsbecker - Ministry of Care
Charlene Nijhawan - Ministry of Care 
Celena Komarnicki - Youth Ministry Coordinator
Sharon Powell - Faith Formation & Sacramental Preparation
Nicole & Todd Gursky - Marriage Preparation
Arch McKay - Christian Initiation of Adults
Jack Altrogge - Building Maintenance

Pastoral Council
Fernand Boutin, Chair
Louise Bitz
Katrina Dixon
Robert Dixon
Lynn Eremondi
Bev Jutras
Kim Morrison
Ian Rana
Jim Wilson

Finance Committee
Basil Waslen - Chair
Pat Pitka
Ed Solie
Mike Gartner
Bob Korol

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