Father Christopher Fadok, OP | email@example.com
Fr. Christopher Fadok was born in 1968. Raised in Phoenix, Arizona, he attended Catholic grade school at Most Holy Trinity Parish and high school at Brophy College Preparatory. In 1986 he received an Air Force ROTC scholarship and studied engineering in Chicago. His thoughts at that time turned to God and philosophy and in 1987 he began to study philosophy at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
From the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology he received the degrees Master of Philosophy in 2006 and Master of Divinity in 2010. He was ordained to the priesthood in 2010 and ministers as a parish priest with an emphasis on the New Evangelization. Fr. Christopher’s other interests include playing the drums, listening to jazz, and distance running. He also loves to explore his Ukrainian Catholic heritage.
Fr. Christopher points to his mother and father, brothers and sisters, and their spouses–his entire family–as the greatest school of love and self-sacrifice he has known. He therefore credits all of them with building up in him the strength to happily receive the grace of his religious vocation.
Deacon Tom Kelly | firstname.lastname@example.org
Deacon Tom was born in Philadelphia and moved to Southern California in his early teens. He graduated from Santa Clara University and has since worked in the technology industry in a variety of senior executive roles.
Dn. Tom is married to Katy Daly Kelly, also a Santa Clara University graduate, and together they have three grown children, all of whom attended school at St Raymond. The Kelly family joined the parish in 1988 and have been active in a wide variety of school and parish activities.
Dn. Tom was ordained in 2012. Both he and Katy have ministries at Stanford Hospital and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. They are both remain active at Santa Clara University where they serve on the Board of Fellows, Board of Regents, The Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education and The Catala Club. In addition to his role in the various liturgies at St. Raymond Dn. Tom works with the RCIA program, marriage and baptism preparation and the men’s group. He has always been active in sports and now plays some golf and he looks forward to finding time to return to his love of mountaineering.
Deacon Charles Seagren | email@example.com
Deacon Charles Seagren was born in 1949 in Los Angeles. He studied mathematics and classical Greek at the University of Illinois and then worked in computer software as a career. He retired at the age of 50 and the day afterward started volunteer work with Mother Teresa’s sisters, the Missionaries of Charity, at a hospice in Pacifica. He continues to work there each week. It is wonderful to see the peace and joy that the sisters bring to their service of the poor and dying. It’s the Gospel in action.
Although raised as an Episcopalian, Deacon Charles was a Hindu for 18 years until his call to the catholic Church. He was ordained as a permanent deacon in May 2014.
Deacon Charles and his wife Bobbie have been blessed with six children and six grandchildren, with another on the way.
Christine Augulis | firstname.lastname@example.org
Christine Augulis was born in New Jersey. She was a Product Development Manager for Lord & Taylor, Ann Taylor and J. Crew for 15 years in New York. Christine re-located to the Bay Area 8 years ago and has been blessed with two sons, Tristan age 13 and Tyler age 11. Christine was the Chair for 4 years for the Junior League’s of Bergen County’s Women and Children in Crisis committee and volunteered at Hackensack Hospital in Teaneck, N.J. for two years working as an advocate for abused children. She served as President of the New Comers’ Club welcoming new members to her town for 4 years in Upper Saddle River, N.J.
Christine has served the past four years as our Confirmation/Youth Coordinator in addition to taking on the role of Pastoral Assistant for Development three years ago.. She has taught religious education for 8 years at St. Raymond’s Church. Christine is an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion and has been a member of the Legion of Mary for 4 years. She serves as the staff liaison for the Pastoral Council, a member of the Faith Formation Committee, Chair of the Fall Family Picnic for the past 4 years, founded the ever growing Mom’s Ministry, High School Ministry, Homebound Grandparent Buddy Ministry and will be leading weekly confirmation preparation classes at our parish school and coordinating a new Youth Ministry Program.
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Stephanie Virag | firstname.lastname@example.org
Stephanie Rutledge Virag was born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1973 and is the oldest of two daughters. Growing up Stephanie attended Mount Zion Baptist Church in Snellville Georgia and was baptized on September 8, 1991. After graduating from Georgia Southwestern State University in 1996 majoring in Mathematics and minoring in Marketing Stephanie worked as a Traveling Leadership Consultant for her Sorority, Zeta Tau Alpha, and after a year on the road was fortunate to get a job at Lithonia Lighting in Conyers, Georgia assisting in sales and marketing efforts.
In 1997 Stephanie met Mike, the most handsome, fun and caring guy. After dating and having many adventures for 2 ½ years Mike and Stephanie married on July 1, 2000 and moved to Houston, Texas.
It was important to Mike and Stephanie to attend church as a couple so after attending Catholic Church with Mike, Stephanie was interested in the Catholic faith and signed up for RCIA. During Easter of 2001 Stephanie celebrated her First Communion and Confirmation into the Catholic Church.
In 2006 Stephanie and Mike were blessed with their first Child, Kayla, and from Texas moved back to Georgia for job opportunities and to be close to family. In 2009 Stephanie and Mike celebrated the birth of their second child Kaden. In January of 2011 Stephanie and Mike packed up their family and moved to Menlo Park and started to attend St. Raymond Catholic Church. In January of 2012 Mike and Stephanie celebrated the birth of their third child, Kylie.
Stephanie enjoys traveling, date nights, working out, skiing, hiking, sailing, reading, having people over for dinner, and family adventures.
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Pedro Hernandez | firstname.lastname@example.org
Pedro Hernandez came to us from Oakwood Care Facility, having been employed by the Religious of the Sacred Heart for 12 years. He was born in Michoacán, Mexico, and arrived in the Bay Area in 1975. He is married with 4 children. The 2 oldest are alumni of St. Raymond School.
In 1997 Pedro began working at St. Raymond Parish at both the church and the school as Facilities Supervisor. Beginning in August 2014, St. Raymond Parish expanded our maintenance team in response to continued growth, and Pedro is primarily responsible for the maintenance of our church, the Parish Center, and Arbor House. He is trained and certified by the ROP in carpentry, plumbing, basic electrical, and painting. In his spare time he likes to exercise and listen to music. While working here at St. Raymond, he enjoys painting, landscaping the grounds, and carpentry.