Clergy and Staff

FR. JOHN D. ALEXANDER - INTERIM PRIEST

Father Alexander arrived at St. Uriel's at the beginning of March, 2021, and hopes to see St. Uriel's through the transition period between Rectors.

Married: Elizabeth

Children: 2

Ordinations:

                    Priest - June 5, 1993

                    Deacon - June 13, 1992

Education:    2014 Boston University School of Theology - Ph.D. 

                        2004 Nashotah House Theological Seminary - S.T.M.

                        1992  Virginia Theological Seminary - M.Div.

                        1980 Johns Hopkins University - M.A.

                        1979  Johns Hopkins University - B.A.

Church Experience:

                     2000 - 2019         Rector, S. Stephen's Church, Providence RI                    

                      1994 - 2000        Rector, Church of the Ascension, Staten Island, NY

                      1992 - 1994         Curate, St. Mary's Church, Wayne, PA

                      1990 - 1992         Seminarian, St. Paul's K Street, Washington, DC

Society of Mary (SoM), American Region Superior

Guild of all Souls, American Branch, Member of Council

ADRIENNE DECKER, ADMINISTRATOR

Married: George

Children: 2

 

Education:

            A.A. Berkley College

 

Professional Experience:

            2011 - Present   Parish Administrator

            2009 - 2011       Administrator: St. Peter's Parochial School

            1990 - 1997        Merrill Lynch

CARON KEANE, SECRETARY

Married: Bruce

 

Children: 4

 

Grandchildren: 3

 

Education: 

             Ocean County College

 

Professional Experience: 

             St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church: Administrative 
             Point Pleasant School District: Paraprofessional

 

GLORIA KURTZ, CHURCH MUSICIAN

Married: Richard

 

Children: 2

 

Education:

        B.M. New England Conservatory of Music

       

Professional Experience:

        2000 - Present        Church of St. Uriel the Archangel

        1981 - 2000              Church of Our Merciful Savior, Penns Grove, NJ

        1975 - 1981                St. Luke's, Woodstown, NJ



 

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JIMMY FRIEDHOF, SEXTON

Education:

Mount Aloysius College [General Studies]

 

Professional Experience:

          2010 - Present St. Uriel's, Sexton

          2008 - 2010 Carriage House Antique Center

          1998  - 2008 Sea Girt Motor Lodge

          1989  - 1998  Scheffler Landscaper

 

Wendy Knipple

WENDY KNIPPLE

SUNDAY SCHOOL AND YOUTH GROUP

Married: Kenneth

 

Children: 3

 

Grandchildren: 2

 

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JACKIE JOULE,

SUNDAY NURSERY

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BARBARA PFEIFFER

ST. URIEL'S PRESCHOOL DIRECTOR