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Fr. Thomas Hallsten
Pastor

(480) 948-8380

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Office and Staff Directory

Bernadette Baillargeon
Parish Secretary


(480) 948-8380 ext. 10

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Job Description:
Along with answering phones and ministering to the needs of those that walk through the front door, I try to provide direction by getting the answers to parishioners requests. I am here to serve my Parish Family.

What year you started working at SMG:
2001 (Diocese 1999).

What you like best about SMG:
The Family Atmosphere and genuine "Holy Hospitality".

Deacon Carmene Carbone
Marriage Preparation


(480) 948-8380 ext. 26

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What year you started working at SMG: 2011

What you like best about SMG:

Judy Colburn
Ministry Placement/Sacramental Record Request


(480) 948-8380 ext. 13

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Job Description:
The placement of volunteers in all ministries in the parish; fulfill requests for sacramental records.

What year you started working at SMG:
I started working here in 1997.

What you like best about SMG:
I enjoy the people who attend this parish, I also like the size of the church.

Santa Giuliano
Faith Formation Administrative Assistant/Marriage Preparation


(480) 948-8380 ext. 15

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Job Description:
I provide administrative support to the Faith Formation Department, as well as coordinate Marriage Preparation.

What year you started working at SMG:
November, 2014.

What you like best about SMG: God, in His Love and Mercy, has gifted SMG to be able to offer Catechesis of the Good Shepherd to families. I am humbled by the opportunity presented to me by SMG to be able to use my gifts, assisting children and their families to encounter and then deepen their relationship with Jesus, our Good Shepherd.

Skye Hart
Director of Music and Liturgy


(480) 948-8380 ext. 17

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Job Description:
Direct the musical and liturgical functions of the parish.

What year you started working at SMG:
July, 2008.

What you like best about SMG:
I am impressed with the musical abilities of the parishioners, as well as their generous hearts. I also enjoy our beautiful sanctuary and magnificant pipe organ.

Lynda Melton
Business Manager


(480) 948-8380 ext. 33

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Job Description:
Oversee all administrative and financial aspects of the parish.

What year you started working at SMG:
2005.

What you like best about SMG:
The "welcome" feeling exhibited by the community (staff, ushers, greeters, volunteers) to all who enter here and the generosity of the parish members in giving of their time, talent and treasure.

Nancy Milus
Accounts Payable Clerk


(480) 948-8380 ext. 14

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Job Description:
Process vendor payments and post parishioner offertory information.

What year you started working at SMG:
1996-2003; November, 2006 to present.

What you like best about SMG:
Compatability of the staff and interaction with parishioners.

Kate Strohmeyer
Preschool Director


(480) 948-8380 ext. 23

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Job Description:
Oversee all operations of the preschool.

What year you started working at SMG:

What you like best about SMG:

Cindy Troiano
Coordinator of Elementary Religious Education, RCIA Coordinator, Annulment Minister


(480) 948-8380 ext. 21

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Job Description:
Coordinator of Elementary Religious Education, RCIA Coordinator, Annulment Minister.

What year you started working at SMG:
2011.

What you like best about SMG:
The warmth and love of this wonderful faith filled parish. I am blessed to part of a community that truly imitates the love of Christ. It is home!

Samantha (Sammie) Wimmer
Youth Ministry, Baptism Preparation, Young Adult Ministry


(480) 948-8380 ext. 25