Parish Staff

Fr. Dave Voors

Title: Pastor
Contact:  260-432-0268  ext 108
Email:  frdvoors@seasfw.org

Ordained a priest June 20, 1981. Fr. Dave comes to us from St. Mary of the Assumption parish in Decatur, where he served for eleven years. Fr. Dave was previously assigned at St. Matthew Cathedral, St. Michael, and Our Lady of Good Hope. Fr. Dave brings to us his particular devotion to the intercession of the Blessed Mother and his prayers to all the saints and angels. 
 


 Fr. Augustine Mugarura

Title: Associate Pastor
Contact:  260-432-0268  ext 105
Email:  framugarura@seasfw.org
Fr. Augustine comes to us all the way from Uganda. He arrived in the United States for the first time in December 2016. In Uganda, he was a teacher  in the seminary for many years. Bishop Rhoades has blessed us with  Fr. Augustine as his first assignment in the United States. 

 

Fr. Thomas Zehr

Title:  Associate Pastor
Contact:  260-432-0268, ext. 111
Email:  frtzehr@seasfw.org
Father Thomas Zehr was ordained to the Priesthood on June 2, 2018. His home parish is Our Lady of Good Hope parish on the Northeast side of Fort Wayne. He graduated from Bishop Dwenger High School in 2009, from Saint Mary's University in Winona, MN in 2013, and from Mount St. Mary's Seminary in Emmitsburg, MD in 2017. Previous assignments as a seminarian have been St. Matthew's Cathedral in South Bend, St. Mary's Decatur (with Fr. Dave Voors), and St. Pius X Church in Granger. 
 


Deacon Jim Kitchens

Title:  Deacon Jim Kitchens
Contact:  260-432-0268, ext. 109
Email:  jkitchens@seasfw.org
I was ordained a Permanent Deacon on May 21, 2011 and serve as Pastoral Associate for the parish. I am available to meet with individuals and families for pastoral issues and couples planning weddings at the parish. I completed a Master’s Certification in Theology from the University of Notre Dame in 2006 and five year Diaconate education in 2011.

 


Rob Slocum

Title: Facility Manager
Contact: (260) 450 9216
Email:  rslocum@seasfw.org
I came to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton after 25 years of management experience in the transportation/logistics industry. I am responsible for the general upkeep of our 26 acre campus/ 105,000 sq. ft. facility. Also, I serve as a co-spiritual director for the CRHP process; as well as the on staff co-coordinator for the “communion to the sick” ministry.




Carole Yaney

Title:  Director of Formation, RCIA, & Safe Environment Coordinator
Contact:  260-432-0268, ext. 107
Email:  cyaney@seasfw.org
I have been a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton parish since 1997 and have lived in Fort Wayne all of my life.  I have been married to my husband Chris for 31 years. God has blessed us with three sons: Tony, Alex, and Andrew. My Catholic faith is important to me because through prayer and sacraments I am able to grow closer to Jesus Christ. It has been an honor to serve in formation ministries at St. Elizabeth parish since 2002. In my role as Director of Formation, I am directly responsible for the Rite of Chrisitian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), Bible Study, and other adult activities within the parish. I also oversee the parish's Religious Education and Youth Ministry programs. My undergraduate degrees are in business (from Ball State University) and education (from Indiana University). I also have a Master’s of Science in Theology from the Univsersity of Saint Francis. While I am a dedicated St. Francis fan, my heart belongs to the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame, so if you hear someone around the parish singing the Notre Dame fight song, chances are it is me! If you are new to the parish or have questions about your Catholic faith or anything else, I would be happy to meet with you.
 

Kim Conte

Title: Director of Religious Education and Youth Sacramental Formation
Contact: 432-0268, ext 118
Email: kconte@seasfw.org
My family and I have been members of the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Community since 1994. I have been married to my husband, Steve, since 1987. I have two boys, Andrew and Michael. I have been involved with various ministries here in the parish, including being a Co-Spiritual Director for Christ Renews His Parish and as an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion. I have a Bachelors of Science from Indiana University and a Masters in Theology at the University of St. Francis. I am happy to assist our families in preparing their children in grades 1-12 to receive all of their sacraments. I am also the director of Religious Education. Office Hours: Monday thru Thursday  9am to 4:30pm Sunday office hours vary (I will be more than happy to meet with you by appointment outside of office hours)
 

Beccah Nusbaum

Title: Director of Youth Ministry
Contact: 432-0268, ext 117
Email: bnusbaum@seasfw.org
I am originally from New Hampshire, where I was born and raised. I moved here to Fort Wayne in January 2018 to be closer to my fiance who works at the University of St. Francis. I graduated from Franciscan University of Steubenville with a Bachelor’s degree in Theology and English, and am currently working on my Masters in Theology from Franciscan’s online program. Evangelization and catechesis are my passion and I’ve been involved in ministry since I was in High School. I am incredibly excited to be here at this parish and to be part of the community here. I am in charge of the High School and Middle School Youth Groups and and am happy to assist you with any questions you may have. Please be assured of my prayers for you, and please pray for our youth ministry programs and the youth!
 

Trisha Trout

Title: Evangelization and Discipleship Coordinator 
Contact: 260-432-0268 ext 103
Email: ttrout@seasfw.org
I grew up in Fort Wayne on the north side of town by St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.  I am fifth of seven children and love my family including my nine nieces and nephews. My sister and I moved back to Fort Wayne and joined this parish in 2013. I am a Eucharistic minister, take communion to the sick on Sunday, and enjoy various other events and communities at our parish. I am very blessed to live with my sister and have two "furbabies," my cats Zazzles and Paul. I am happy to help with any needs of our parish community. May God bless you and Mary keep you!
 

Ben Wedler

Title: Director of Music and Liturgy
Contact: 260-432-0268 ext. 112
Email: bwedler@seasfw.org
I am a graduate of Indiana – Purdue Fort Wayne with a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance in 2004. I have been involved in church music since middle school. In 1999 I was employed part time by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton playing for the Saturday Evening Mass. In 2001 I was the accompanist and assistant director for the Cathedral Choir downtown. In 2003 I became the Music and Liturgy Director of Our Lady of Good Hope, where I also taught Kindergarten and Preschool Music. I am also a member of the Diocesan Music Committee. Office Hours: Vary from week to week.
 

Raeann Mullen

Title: Liturgical Administrative Assistant
Contact: 432-0268  ext. 104
Email: rmullen@seasfw.org
My husband, John and I have three children, Patrick, Anthony and Raechel. Since joining St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in 1991, I have been involved as a CRHP participant, Catechist, and Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion for many years. In 2009, I joined the staff as Liturgical and Formation Secretary. It would be my pleasure to assist you with scheduling baptisms, and providing support for ministry scheduling and liturgical and formation functions within the parish.
 

Jennifer Engquist

Title: Business Manager
Contact: 432-0268, ext 106
Email: jengquist@seasfw.org
I grew up in Fort Wayne. In college, I thought I wanted to be a Biology teacher, but God had other plans. After college, I knew that I didn’t want to teach and took a job at a local hotel. That was the start of my business career. I have worked in the radio industry, a warranty call center, a public school and at St Therese. All these experiences have brought me here to St Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish as Business Manager where I am privileged to serve God by facilitating all things financial. My greatest calling has been to my vocation of marriage.  My husband and I married in 1996 and we have been graced with 4 children, Larz, Emma, Abigail and Victoria. I look forward to helping our parish stay fiscally solvent for years to come.
 

Terry Dynako

Title: Parish Specialist
Contact: 260-432-0268 ext. 113
Email: tdynako@seasfw.org
My husband, Dave, and I moved to Fort Wayne and St Elizabeth’s with our boys, Joey and Sam, in the spring of 2005 from Medina, Ohio. Upon moving here, I finished my Bachelors degree in General Studies with a minor in Human Resources. Today, I serve as Parish Specialist and would be happy to assist you in a variety of needs from help with your parish registration to scheduling, as well as any other need that might arise.

 

Sue Ogg

Title: Parish Secretary
Contact: 260-432-0268 ext. 101
Email: sogg@seasfw.org
I was born in Colombia, South America and moved to Miami Florida when I was about 4-5 years old. My husband Dan and I have been married for 34 wonderful years and have 4 children; Andrew who is married to Amber, Joseph, Thomas, and Isabela as well as 2 grandchildren Mason and Lola. I am a graduate of Purdue in the field of Hospitality Management and really enjoy meeting and talking with people. I serve our parish doing the bulletin, announcements, other communications, and any needs of the parish as they arise. You can submit bulletin submissions by sending them to bulletin@seasfw.org by Monday at noon.
 

Judy Middleton

Title: Parish Receptionist
Contact: 432-0268  ext. 100
Email: jmiddleton@seasfw.org
I came to St Elizabeth in 2015 with my husband Brent and son Adam. We attended Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Auburn for 12 years. I graduated from Harrison College with a degree in Medical office assisting in 2009. I previously worked at Dekalb Business Health and Lutheran Hospital. I am also a volunteer at the Mad Anthony Children’s Hope House. I have two step children, Keatton and Stefany, and three step grandchildren. As the parish Receptionist, I would be happy to assist you in any way that I can from change of address information, scheduling Mass intentions to general Parish information or questions.
 

Lois Widner

Title: Principal, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School
Contact: 260-432-4001 ext. 307
Email: lwidner@seascsfw.org
In 2003, I came to be the principal at the joint St. Joseph-St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School. In August 2014, we became a brand new school and I became the principal at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School! I was born and raised in Fort Wayne and spent twelve years in Catholic schools; St. Charles Borremeo and Bishop Dwenger High School. I received my undergraduate degree from Purdue University and my graduate degree from Indiana University. Family is very important to me. I have two sisters and two brothers along with 13 nieces and nephews. I also have a great niece!
Prior to becoming a principal, I taught fifth grade and junior high Language Arts and Religion. I have a commitment to Catholic schools and ensuring all students are successful! For more information about Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School, please email me at lwidner@seascsfw.org.
 

Greg Slee

Title: Assistant Principal, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School
Contact: 260-432-4001 ext. 308
Email:  gslee@seascsfw.org
Greg is enjoying being the Assistant Principal for St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School. Prior to coming to SEASCS, Greg taught History and Economics for five years at Bishop Luers High School and two years at Swanton High School in Swanton, Ohio. He holds an MA in Educational Administration and Supervision from Ball State, an undergraduate degree in History/Social Studies Education from Huntington University, and an Economics Endorsement from IPFW. Before becoming an educator, Greg was drafted in 2004 by the Seattle Mariners. He played for a year before injuries lead him to retire in 2005 and begin his teaching career. He converted to Catholicism Easter of 2007 after completing RCIA and is a firm believer in the benefits and quality of a Catholic Education. He resides in Fort Wayne with his wife of ten years and four children. 

Mark Stuerzenberger

Title: Maintenance Lead
Contact: 260-450 4269
Email:   mstuerzenberger@seasfw.org
I came to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in 1995 with a background in the general construction and maintenance fields. I am tasked with doing much of the parish’s light repairs, as well as the general maintenance of the property grounds and infrastructure.
My hours are 6:00 am to 2:00 pm Monday through Friday.
 



Leonard Jordan

Title: 2nd Shift / Janitorial
Contact: (260) 452 9039
Email: ljordan@seasfw.org
I came to St. Elizabeth after 23 years of working as a janitor with Fort Wayne Community Schools. My responsibilities here are for the general monitoring of second shift activities. This requires me to nightly clean classrooms while keeping an eye on the many different ministries that we have after hour meetings in the facility. My hours are 4 to 11pm Monday through Friday.
 

 
Gerald Toor (JT)

Title: Weekday/Maintenance
Contact: 260-443-6989
Email: gtoor@seasfw.org 
I came to Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton from Robert's Plumbing as the shop foreman. Prior to that I worked at Taylor University for 8 years. At Taylor, I was lead maintenance person and set-up person in charge of five buildings. I also worked at nine other buildings as needed. One of my greatest joys at Taylor University was when I received the "Student Choice" award in 2006.  My hours are 6:30 to 2:30 on Monday through Friday.

 

 

 


St Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish

10700 Aboite Center Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46804

Phone: (260) 432-0268
Fax: (260) 436-5851

Email: parish@seasfw.org

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