Parish Staff

Rev. Andrew Booms
989-835-7121 ext. 34
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.
Aloysius Oliver
Daniel Corbat
Frank Hudson
Deacon Emeritus
Jeannine Hovey
Parish Business Manager
989-835-7121 ext. 36
Please be sure to welcome Jeannine to her new role as parish business manager.
Fran Thiel
Coordinator of Liturgical Ministries
989-835-7121 ext. 59
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.
Jennifer Winberg
Coordinator of Faith Formation
989-835-7121 ext. 51
Katie Lyon
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
Natalie Schwartz
Natalie Schwartz joined the Saint Brigid Parish staff in August 2019. Before that she was a chef at Midland Center for the Arts, and a marketing and event planner for Oscars Bar and Grill in Midland. Alongside her job at Saint Brigid, she owns and teaches for Elite360 Dance Company in Midland, the owner and producer of Elite Arts Company which is a dance theater production company in Midland, and she is also a photographer in her spare time. She loves doing her part for God's community here at Saint Brigid. For questions reguarding the school newsletter, the website, marketing/design, or student Chromebook management/troubleshooting, please email Natalie Schwartz. Ext. 62
Gary Hollingshead
Maintenance Supervisor/ Athletic Director
Ron Torka
Saint Brigid of Kildare Catholic Church
207 Ashman Street
Midland, MI  48640