Main Office Phone 651-455-6624
(see individual extensions listed below).
Robert Hart, Pastor, ext. 1563
I grew up in the Chicago area, the youngest of three children. I
attended Fenwick High School in Oak Park, Ill and St. Thomas College
here in St. Paul, before spending almost 23 years working for Prudential
Insurance Company, in computer programming and facilities management.
Then God decided He had other plans for me. I was ordained in 2000, at
the age of 51 and spent the first two years of priesthood at the
Cathedral. My second and only other assignment was my eight years at
Transfiguration. I enjoy priesthood immensely and, in the words of Arch.
Flynn, “If I had a hundred lives to live, I would live them all as a
Deacon John Vomastek,
I was ordained to the diaconate in September of 2010. Saint Patrick
is my first assignment as a deacon and I am very happy to be here. To be
a deacon is to be a servant. Being new here, I am starting my service
ministry with liturgical duties at Mass, along with baptisms, weddings
and funerals. I also have a second ministry at the Woodbury Health Care
Center, providing a communion service there. I am married and have six
children and one grandchild. The people of Saint Patrick have made me
feel so welcome and I am grateful for that.
Cindy Reckinger, Parish
Administrator, ext. 1561
responsible for business functions of the church, finance and
stewardship, budget, insurance, cemetery and the day to day operations
of the buildings. an ex-officio member of the Finance and
Stewardship Commission and the Parish Pastoral Council. [top]
Lamers, Administrative Secretary, ext. 1566
Marguerite is responsible for the parish census, contribution records,
and secretarial services. She publishes the parish bulletin, prepares
worship aids, all parish-wide mailings, and is also support staff for
St. Patrick Cemetery. [top]
Lippert, Receptionist, ext. 1560
Pam is responsible for parish office hospitality to visitors and on the
phone, baptism registration, parish sacramental records, ordering office
supplies, the parish activity calendar, and secretarial support as
Reich, Maintenance, ext.
Jeff is responsible for all maintenance/custodial throughout the parish,
including the set-up and take down of Shamrock Hall, upkeep of grounds
and maintenance of parish equipment, inventory and purchase of church,
kitchen and cleaning supplies. He also provides care and
maintenance of St. Patrick's cemetery grounds.
Neuman, Director of Faith Formation, ext. 1565
Teresa is responsible for the development and implementation of faith
formation programming that will meet the needs of the parish community.
This includes whole community catechesis for families, sacramental
preparation for Confirmation, Eucharist and Reconciliation, adult
education and Liturgy of the Word for Children. As a wife, mother
of four, and Catholic educator, I seek to journey with this community as
we mutually nurture the knowledge and spiritual practices of our shared
Bryan Collins, Director of Youth Ministry,
Bryan acts as our youth minister for grades 6-12 and coordinates
formation and sacramental preparation for grades 6-12. This
includes coordinating service programs, mission trips, summer camps and
social programs for youth along with the family faith formation for
Levi, Faith Formation Assistant, ext. 1568
Linda provides clerical support in all areas of Faith Formation.
She is also responsible for management of the Faith Formation classrooms
and the Resource Center.
Matt Maus Director of Liturgy and Music, ext. 1564
Matt works with the Worship Commission to coordinate all the liturgical
needs of the parish. He also coordinates music and musicians for the
community through the Adult choir, Children’s choir, Handbell choir, and
the team of cantors.
Johnston, Parish Nurse
Peg coordinates our parish health ministry in providing education,
health counseling, information and referral for community resources and
services, and presence and prayer, with health ministry volunteers.
Event Coordinator, ext. 1510
Denise is responsible for scheduling and managing paid events in the
Shamrock Social Hall which would include wedding receptions, anniversary
parties, community events and fundraisers. This includes supervising
the decorating and deliveries for the event, managing all vendors for
the event and the final clean-up at the end of the event.