fr. ricardo castillo
Fr. Ric was born in Zacatecas, Mexico. After being ordained in 2003, he was assigned to be the associate Pastor of St. Colette. His next assignment was as Pastor of St. Bronislava Church in South Chicago and later at the Parish of Immaculate Conception. Fr. Ric joined the family of the St. Bartholomew Parish in 2013.
REV. MR. EMANUEL TORRES FUENTES
Emanuel Torres-Fuentes was born in Veracruz, Mexico. After being ordained as a transitional Deacon on May 13th at Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago, he was assigned to Saint Bartholomew parish in order to exercise his ministry working with the different parish groups, preaching at Sunday Masses and celebrating the sacraments. In fall, he started his fourth year of theology studies at Mundelein seminary. Deacon Emanuel will be ordained as a priest on Saturday, May 19th, 2018 at Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago. He is happy serving this beautiful community of Saint Bart's.
MR. FAUSTINO SANTIAGO
Deacon Faustino was born in Utuado, Puerto Rico. He married his wife Jannett in 1984 at St. Genevieve Church. They became parishioners at St. Bartholomew Parish that same year. Faustino and Jannett have 2 children Tino and Taína and one grandson Noé Faustino.
Faustino began his studies in lay ministry in 2005, and was ordained a Deacon in 2012.
MR. CHUCK KESSEL
Chuck is a native Chicagoan, growing up 2 blocks from Wrigley Field. His education includes about 5 years in seminary with the Vincentian Community, and college at DePaul University. He is working on his 44th year as a professional musician, music director, jobbing musician, and teacher, within the Archdiocese, including 7 parishes altogether, and a stint as the Director of Liturgical Music with the Office for Divine Worship. Additionally he teaches Music at St. Maria Goretti, and has two Norwegian Choruses on the side.
mr. james phillips
director of buildings & grounds
mrs. vanessa baldwin
mrs. rose rutherford
mrs. karen rebhan-csuk