Our Parish Staff
“Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms.” 1 Peter 4:10
Jeannette Borges and Suzanne Gerlach joined the St. Cecilia team in 2017. Jeannette (left) and her husband, David, are the parents of 3 grown daughters. Suzanne (right) and her husband, Marcus, are the parents of two active teens.
Parish Administrative Assistants
Barbara Shields has lived on Bainbridge Island since 2016, having previously been a lifelong resident of Albany, New York. The joy and inspiration of 4 grandbabies, brought her to the West Coast. Barbara has been a registered nurse for 46 years and has adapted this skill-set to being a substitute teacher, Safe Environment Program facilitator, and a lead catechist for children’s ministries at St. Cecilia Parish. She enjoys her most devout and sacred praying while dancing and singing, and she loves to rollerblade! She looks forward to sharing her faith and talents with our parish youth and being reminded daily by their presence that God is good – all the time!
Pastoral Assistant for Faith Formation
Dave Reynolds and his wife Sharon have been members of St. Cecilia Parish for over twenty years. They have been active in the contemporary choir for most of that time with Dave directing, singing, and playing guitar, and Sharon playing the flute. Dave has over 40 years’ experience in liturgical music which is his primary church ministry and an important part of their life as a married couple.
Ruth Anne Wolansky joined the staff in December 2013. She received her B.S. of Accounting from Indiana University. She and her husband, Ernie, have been parishioners since 2013. They have two grown daughters and enjoy hiking in their spare time.
Pastoral Assistant for Administration
Walt Kniginyzky a native of Toronto, Canada, has been on staff since 2005. An avid sports fan, Walt enjoys hiking and camping with his wife, Lisa. They are the parents of two adult children.
Erika Ramirez joined our parish team in November 2016. She and her husband Rogelio are the parents of three children, two of whom are St. Cecilia Catholic School alumni.
Principal, St. Cecilia Catholic School
St. Cecilia Catholic School Secretary
Do you enjoy making sure all-things-mechanical are running smoothly? Are you comfortable climbing onto roofs, troubleshooting water heater, plumbing, and HVAC problems, and adjusting sprinklers? Are you ready to jump in where ever help is needed and still have time to pursue personal interests? Then you may be interested in applying for the 25 hours/week Facilities Supervisor opening at St. Cecilia Parish.
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For more information contact RuthAnne Wolansky at email@example.com or 206-842-3594