Our Clergy and Staff

Father Mark Hammond - Pastor, Knox-Licking Consortium of Catholic Churches

Father Mark Hammond

A native of Newark, Fr. Hammond was ordained to the priesthood in 1989.  He came to Mount Vernon in July of 2006, and hopes to stay a very long time!  He has graduate degrees in both canon law and moral theology, and he is also an R.N.  His hobbies include music and golf.

 

Father Olvera - Parochial Vicar, Knox-Licking Consortium of Catholic Churches

Father Olvera

Fr. Olvera was raised in Columbus, Ohio and served as a middle school mathematics teacher for the past 17 years in Jacksonville, Florida and Hilliard, Ohio. He holds a teaching license in elementary education with certification in middle school mathematics and a bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University. He also is a licensed principal having obtained a master’s degree from OSU.  After discerning a call to the priesthood, Fr. Olvera attended and earned a Master of Divinity from Pope St. John XXIII National Seminary in Weston, MA.

Deacon Tim Birie - Deacon, Knox-Licking Consortium of Catholic Churches

Deacon Tim Birie

Saint Vincent DePaul Society Coordinator, Adult Bible Study Leader, SVDP 8th Grade Religion Teacher

Mr. Greg Henkel - Pastoral Assistant

Mr. Greg Henkel

RCIA/Adult Ed Coordinator, HS Youth Group Director, Baptism Class Teacher for 1st-time Parents, Eucharistic Adoration Coordinator

Mrs. Barb Dusenberry - Financial Secretary

Mrs. Barb Dusenberry

BAA Coordinator, Payroll, Weekend Collection Coordinator, Accounts Payable, Purchasing

Mrs. Shirley Lower - Parish Secretary

Mrs. Shirley Lower

Pastor’s Secretary, Bulletin Editor, Church Cemetery Plot Director,  Sacramental Records Editor, Mass Intention Director

Mrs. Susan Birie - PSR Director

Mrs. Susan Birie

Parish School of Religion Director K-8th Grade, Confirmation preparation Director

Sr. Jean Welling, S.C., Retired - Sister

Sr. Jean Welling, S.C., Retired

Extraordinary Minister to the sick, Retired

Upcoming Events

Dec
18
Mon
7:00 pm SVDP Society
SVDP Society
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Dec
20
Wed
7:00 pm K of C Mtg
K of C Mtg
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
Dec
21
Thu
5:00 pm Adoration
Adoration
Dec 21 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 22 @ 5:15 pm
 
Dec
24
Sun
all-day Coffee & Donuts @ School Cafeteria after 8 & 10am Masses
Coffee & Donuts @ School Cafeteria after 8 & 10am Masses
Dec 24 all-day
 
10:00 am Parish Library Open 10am Mass @ Parish Vestibule near bathroom following 10am Mass
Parish Library Open 10am Mass @ Parish Vestibule near bathroom following 10am Mass
Dec 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 am
 
Dec
28
Thu
5:00 pm Adoration
Adoration
Dec 28 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 29 @ 5:15 pm