Parish Staff

Rev. Andrew Booms
Pastor
989-835-7121 ext. 34
Bio
Fr. Andy Booms became the pastor of Saint Brigid of Kildare July 1, 2017.  He is happy to be serving Midland’s oldest Catholic parish and school.  Ordained June 8, 2007 he is now a middle aged priest in years of service and age he was 40 on June 24.  He serves as the vocation director for the Diocese of Saginaw, and is looking forward to years of building on the strengths of the Saint Brigid community.  In his down time he gardens, bikes and cross-country skies.  Say hello and introduce yourself, even if you see him walking his dog Bella.
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Aloysius Oliver
Deacon
Daniel Corbat
Deacon
Frank Hudson
Deacon Emeritus
Jeannine Hovey
Parish Business Manager
989-835-7121 ext. 36
Bio
Jeannine is our newest Staff member. Please be sure to welcome her to her new role as parish business manager.
Luke Cusack
Director of Communications, Technology, and Marketing
989-835-7121 ext. 62
Bio
Luke joined Saint Brigid in July of 2018 as the Director of Communications, Technology, and Marketing. In addition he will serve as a part time teacher for Middle School IT classes. Luke was a Seminarian for the Diocese of Grand Rapids (2012-13), and has held roles in sales and marketing throughout his career. Before coming to Saint Brigid Luke was the Director of Development and Sports Director for an EWTN Radio affiliate in South Bend, IN and was the Coordinator of Communications and Technology at Blessed Sacrament Parish in Midland. He and his wife Melinda live in Midland with their daughter, Cecilia, and German Shepherd, Rahja. They enjoy cooking, camping, biking on the rail trail, and hiking through City Forest! Feel free to drop by and say hello.
Anne Marie Graham
Director of Sacramental Preparation
989-835-7121 ext. 53
Bio
Born in Liverpool, England, Anne Marie completed a Bachelors degree in Theology and her post graduate teaching certification in Religious Education and taught in Catholic schools. Anne Marie and her family, husband Stephen and 3 children, have been members of Saint Brigid parish since arriving in Midland, via Belgium, in 1995.Currently completing her Masters degree in Religious Studies, she is a commissioned Lay Minister for the diocese of Saginaw and is fully involved in the liturgical and social life of the parish. Her role as Director of Faith Formation includes the RCIA, adult faith formation and sacramental preparation.
Fran Thiel
Coordinator of Liturgical Ministries
989-835-7121 ext. 59
Bio
Fran Thiel’s primary responsibility is to produce a comprehensive ministry schedule for all liturgical functions at Saint Brigid Parish. This involves approximately 80 people per week. She also prepares the Presider Books for the Liturgies and maintain an inventory of the items needed (hosts, wine candles, etc.) for the liturgies. She is presently a staff liason for the Worship and Spiritual Life Commission and has been or is involved with several ministries including lectoring, Eucharistic Minister, funeral lunches, counting money, helping with baptisms and wedding rehearsals. She is currently finishing the four year Lay Ministry Program and will be commissioned in September.
Melissa Shields
Youth Minister
989-835-7121 ext. 50
Barbara Hendrickson
Minister of Music
989-835-7121 ext. 32
Alice Fitzgibbon
Office Professional
989-835-7121 ext. 31
Laura Sira
Office Professional
989-835-7121 ext. 31
Gary Hollingshead
Maintenance Supervisor
Ray Anthony
Domestic Coordinator
Ron Torka
Maintenance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
Saint Brigid of Kildare Catholic Church
207 Ashman Street
Midland, MI  48640