Cathedral Staff

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Most Rev. Edward J. Burns, Bishop of the Diocese of Juneau, 907-586-2227 ext 25, email


 

Fr. Pat Casey O.M.I., Cathedral Rector, (907) 586-1300 or (907) 518-4059 cell, email

Fr. Patrick Casey, OMI was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA.  He was an officer in the US Army Medical Corps; his military stint included service in Vietnam.  He attended Creighton University, studied Theology at the Boston Theological Union in Cambridge, MA and was ordained a priest for the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate in 1980.  He has served as a pastor in St. Louis, MO; Chicago, IL; and Petersburg, AK.  He has been the Rector at the Cathedral since 2010.


 

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Deacon Charles Rohrbacher, Office of Ministries, Diocese of Juneau, (907) 586-2227, x23  email

Deacon Charles Rohrbacher was born and raised in California.  He attended the University of California Berkley where he studied History and Art History.  He has also studied icon painting in San Francisco, New York and Paris with Dmitri Shkolnik and Fr. Egon Sendler, SJ.  He served as Director of Religious Education at the Cathedral from 1995 to 2005.  He was ordained a deacon for the Diocese of Juneau in 2006 and now serves as the Director of the Office of Ministries for the Diocese of Juneau and is on the staff for the Deacon Formation program.  He is also assigned as Deacon to the Cathedral.  Deacon Charles and his wife Paula have two grown children and live in Douglas, where Deacon Charles continues to write icons and teach students of iconography.  He has illustrated three ritual books for Liturgical Press:  The Book of the Elect;  The Illuminated Easter Proclamation; and The Passion of Holy Week.


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Ms. Leora Houtary, Office Manager, Middle School Youth Group Leader and Children’s Ministry Assistant, 907-586-1513 , email

Leora Houtary, was born in Alaska and raised in Ketchikan.  She has lived in Juneau for over 15 years. Leora has attended the Cathedral for many years, volunteering with the middle school youth group, with the music ministry and many other ministries here at the Cathedral.  She is also very active in the Juneau ACTS community.



 

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Ms. Katy Beedle Rice, Coordinator of Children’s Ministry and Lead Catechist for Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

Katy Beedle Rice was born and raised in Juneau, Alaska.  She attended Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington and graduated with a degree in Religious Studies.  She is currently on sabbatical.  She lives with her husband and their three children.  Currently, Katy is working on a Masters of Pastoral Studies from Aquinas Institute in St. Louis, Missouri.


 

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Sr. Marie Lucek O.P., Pastoral Associate, (907) 586-1340 or (907) 209-3577, email

Sr. Marie Lucek, OP was born and raised in Illinois.  She is a Dominican Sister of Sinsinawa, Wisconsin.  Throughout her years as a Sister she has worked in education at all levels from elementary school children through adults.  Her ministry has taken her to the Bronx, NY; Washington, DC; and the Midwest.  She has been the Pastoral Associate at the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary since 2006.  She coordinates the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), the Liturgical Ministers and also provides pastoral care for families when a loved one dies.


 

 

Diocesan Coordinator of Youth Ministry,

Diocese of Juneau is currently recruiting of a Diocesan Coordinator of Youth Ministry.  Please pray for the right person to fill this important role!


 

Prayer Chain

Contact Maria Rogers (907) 780-4918

Parish Pastoral Council

Brian Holst (907) 463-3074

Rich Pratt (907) 790-4288

Cathy Price (907) 463-3981

Carl Uchytill (907) 321-1114

Barbara Cadiente Nelson (907) 723-9367

Jo Betts (907) 780-2558

Victim Assistance Coordinator

Robbie Izzard (907) 586-2227 ext. 25