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
Father Joseph Mitchell, a Lynnwood WA native, was ordained June 16, 1979. He has been at St. Cecilia Parish since 2014. When not attending to his flock, he enjoys swimming, other watersports, and taming his blueberry patch at the family home.
Jeannette Borges and Suzanne Gerlach joined the St. Cecilia team in 2017. Photo to come.
Parish Administrative Assistant
Terry Markuly and her husband Mark have been members of St. Cecilia since 2008. Terry is a graduate of St. Louis University and has a Masters of Theology. She loves reading, learning, and sharing knowledge of the Catholic Faith with people of all ages.
Pastoral Assistant for Faith Formation
Jennifer Cunningham, her husband, and three sons have been active members of Saint Cecilia Parish for more than 15 years. Jennifer is a graduate of the University of Washington where she studied vocal performance and sang with the University of Washington Chorale. It was there that she first began to understand the power of a vocal ensemble. Jennifer is also a Music Instructor at St. Cecilia Catholic School.
Neill Raymond a long time parishioner, leads the Youth Group. He and his wife Patty have four children and 9 grandchildren.
Youth Group & Confirmation
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 with their Australian Shepherd, Sadie.
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 students at SCCS.
Susan Kilbane brings a rich background of experience and skills, as well as a passion for her vocation in education. A former resident of Chicago, Susan took the helm at SCCS in July 2015.
Principal, St. Cecilia Catholic School
Trina Vigil comes to us from eight years at St. Olaf Catholic Church as Administrative Assistant. Trina and her husband, Dion, are parishioners at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Bremerton and have lived in Washington since 2003, raising their four children who are all on their own now.
St. Cecilia Catholic School Secretary
The Annual Simbang Gabi Mass is on Thursday, December 14th at 6:00pm. A reception will be held in Conger Hall after the Mass. All are welcome to attend!
Confessions During Advent will heard during the following times:
Sunday, December 10th: 9:10-9:45am
Saturday, December 16th: 9:30-10:00am, 4:00-4:45pm
Sunday, December 17th: 9:10-9:45am
Wednesday, December 20th: 9:30-10:00am & 7:00-8:00pm
Saturday, December 23rd: 9:30am-10:00am, 4:00-4:45pm & 6:00-6:30pm
Sunday, December 24th: 9:10-9:45am, 11:00-11:30am
Christmas Mass Times are as follows:
December 24th: 5:00pm Vigil Mass – Carols begin at 4:30pm by the Contemporary Choir with the Children’s Choir
December 24th 9:00pm Mass During the Night – Carols begin at 8:30 pm by the Vigil Choir
December 25th: 9:00am Mass During the Day – Vigil Choir
The Parish Office Will Be Closed December 25th – 27th for Christmas and on Monday, January 1st for New Year’s Day.
The Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God is on New Year’s Day, Monday, January 1st. Mass will be held at 9:00am.