Staff Directory

About Our Staff

St. Stephen's full time and part time staff and ministers are dedicated to serving the needs of the Church and would be happy to talk to you and help you in any way we can! Feel free to call the church and speak with our receptionist, or you may contact a staff member directly below.

Phone: 760.749.3324
Fax: 760.749.6684

Teaching and Learning

Adult Faith Formation Gloria Salinas 760.535.6994
Fr. Barron Word on Fire Series Pat & Jana Schwerdtfeger 760.749.6771
Marriage and Family Life Preparation Deacon Chuck Embury (English) 760.751.4025
Marriage and Family Life Preparation Deacon Gil Salinas (Spanish) 760.749.2820
Spanish Faith Renewal Victor Lopez 760.520.3274
Spanish Faith Renewal Miguel Madera 760.580.1945
Youth Ministry Ellen MacPhee 760.749.3352

Worship and Prayer

Altar Servers' Ministry Richard Evert 760.751.3951
Altar Servers' Ministry Gwyn Evert 760.751.3951
Children's Liturgy Mary Dean 760.751.9974
Homebound Holy Communion Ministry Deacon Chuck Embury 760.751.4025
Homebound Holy Communion Ministry Deacon Gil Salinas 760.749.2820
Lector Ministry Father Elmer Mandac
Liturgical Environment Father Elmer Mandac
Music Ministry David Wickham 760.685.4612
Rosary Prayer Group Joanne Carey 760.742.0362
St. Stephen Prayer Group Pat Bierle 760.749.2182
Youth Worship Ministry Colleen Murphy 760.855.2510

Service to Our Community

Bereavement Ministry Penny Blazej 760.685.3403
Helping Hands Colleen Murphy 760.855.2510
Knights of Columbus Tony Blazej 760.685.2661
Martha's Ministry Jean Harrison 760.749.7561
SCRIP Program Pat Bierle 760.749.2182
St. Stephen Guadalupanos Deacon Gil Salinas 760.749.2820
St. Stephen Women's Guild Mary Elaine Gustafson 760.751.1130
Thrift Store Kathy Eckert 760.749.1965

Community and Fellowship

Columbian Squires Lenny Passafiume 760.751.1332
Single Parent Ministry Dagmar Hoffmann 760.504.2693
St. Stephen Prayer Quilters Sharon Martineau 760.749.0188
Welcome Ministry Terri Devlin 760.739.9005


Culture of Life Laura Ginella 760.751.0301
Discovering Christ James Finster 760.715.0149
Discovering Christ Joe Napier 760.535.8505
Discovering Christ Elaine Meyer 760.518.0857
Parish Vocations Committee Deacon Chuck 760.751.4025
Vacation Bible School Kimberly Driggs 760.749.3324

Parish Councils

Parish Finance Council John Boyd 760.749.5861
Parish Growth Committee Parish Office 760.749.3324
Parish Pastoral Council Gloria Salinas 760.535.6994
Stewardship Council Rose Spear 760.644.5282