Tim has been a member of the parish staff at St. Charles for the past 12 years and brings his extensive experience in both music and Liturgy to the community having served as a professional Catholic Music Director for over 30 years. Tim’s principle goal is helping people connect to their faith through their engagement with the parish in music ministry. Tim has developed numerous ways in which parishioners of all ages can participate in the liturgical life of the parish including a parish orchestra, cantoring program, and numerous choirs.
Music Ministry: The music ministry at St. Charles is multigenerational and offers opportunities for any interested parishioner.
Cathy has been the pastoral assistant for religious formation for the past 7 years and leads our parish faith formation program, GIFT or Growing in Faith Together. GIFT is an intergenerational, life-long faith formation program for the entire community. Cathy is dedicated to nurturing the domestic church and empowering parents to be the primary catechists of their children as they pass on the faith to their children. She leads our First Eucharist preparation program for families and our Confirmation preparation program for youth in 7th and 8th grade.
Darrin has been involved at St. Charles for many years as both a pastoral assistant and parishioner. He is available to guide those in the faith community who want to express and deepen their faith through contact with others. He looks to foster this desire and expand the spiritual imagination of the community. Pope John Paul II is an important example to Darrin as he always seemed interested in people and expressed his deep faith to them.
Darrin oversees the following ministries: Bible Study, Liturgical Ministers, Marriage Preparation, Married Couples Ministry, Welcome Ministry, RCIA, Being Catholic Formation, and Men's Ministry. He also assists Msgr. Malovetz with the Pastoral Council and Ministry Leadership development. If you would like to participate in any of these ministries or just need additional information, contact Darrin via e-mail or phone as listed above.
Christopher has been the full time Youth Minister for the past 8 years and helps to provide some truly exceptional opportunities for our high school students. There are now 14 week-long service immersion opportunities during each summer, and a lot to get involved with during the academic year as well! Chris is always looking to grow the Youth Ministry program and ALL are welcome. Please contact him anytime to find out how you or you child can get involved in the youth group. Favorite Quote: "It is what it is." You may contact Chris via email at firstname.lastname@example.org 609-466-0300 x 16
Trish joined the parish staff in 2012. Trish brings with her over twenty years of ministry experience as a parish musician, an elementary/high school music/theology teacher, a high school administrator, and college campus minister. Trish is passionate about the work of service and justice, and she is eager to help parishioners of all ages integrate it within their daily lives.
Trish is inspired by the life of Archbishop Oscar Romero. His willingness to learn about the plight of his people and to open his eyes to their needs is an amazing examples of a Gospel-centered life. He is often remembered because of his martyrdom, but the way he lived his life is extraordinary and a constant source of courage.
Born: March in Trenton, N.J. Past jobs: Restaurants & Catering, Nissan & Dodge Dealership, Landscape & Nursery, wife & mother Family members: 7 kids & lots of brothers and sisters, parents, and cousins. Favorite memory as a child: Too long ago to remember...Favorite music: Anything by Tim Keyes - but of course! Favorite book: The Giving Tree and The Five People You Meet in Heaven Favorite vacation: Cape May, N.J.
Eileen is a secretarial staff member who is involved in the day to day workings of the ever busy parish office. She approaches her daily tasks with the pleasure of knowing that she can be of service to the parish community.
Born: 5/10/80 in Puerto RicoFamily: Wife and 2 kidsFavorite vacation: Disney WorldFavorite music: Reggaeton and Bachata What is my role at the parish? Whatever needs to be done.Robert takes care of all custodial duties at Saint Charles.