Church Staff

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Father Neil Pezzulo

Fr. Neil Pezzulo arrived to begin his service as our 2nd Pastor on January 1, 2020. He has been an ordained Priest for 20 years, first serving as a missionary pastor in Arkansas for twelve years and most recently eight years as the 1st Vice President of Glenmary in Cincinnati. A native of upstate N.Y. he is glad to be making his home at St. Mother Teresa’s and is looking forward to seeing what surprises God has in store for him and the community. He believes that God calls each and every one of us to be people of hospitality, spirituality and being stewards of all the gifts that have been given to us, particularly to care for our common home.

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Deacon Larry Rossini

Deacon Larry Rossini was ordained a permanent Deacon October 1st 2016. Married to Karen Rossini for 42 years and have 5 sons and 9 grandchildren.

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Brother Joe Steen

Br. Joe Steen is a native of Chicago, IL.  His current ministry includes home repair, emergency fund relief, and visiting the homebound.  He is also the personal director of the Glenmary Home Missioners.  As a master builder, he has spent most of his ministry working with home construction, including ten years working with Habitat for Humanity.

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Lynn Doria

Lynn Doria is a native New Yorker who moved here permanently with her husband, Ken in December 2017. Before moving to Maynardville, she owned an event planning and catering business as well as worked for tax professionals utilizing her bookkeeping skills. In the future, she would like to open her own local business.