Jeff Van Dalen
A parish director is a lay person or religious that provides for the overall pastoral care, spiritual guidance, and administration of the parish.
The parish director is appointed by the Archbishop.
Jeff Van Dalen
David was ordained a deacon on June 3, 2000. He oversees the Deaf Community of St. Matthias Parish. He also maintains contact with Deaf people throughout the Archdiocese. He leads prayer groups and Bible study, and also provides service to the Deaf Community at St. Andrew Parish in Delavan, Wisconsin.
Director of Administrative Servicesmangeli@stmatthias-milw.org
Mike manages the administrative needs of the parish. In this capacity, he is responsible for finance, human resources, facilities management, computer and information technology, and the parish cemetery. Mike serves as the staff liaison to the Administrative Services Committee, Buildings and Grounds Committee, Human Resources Committee, Endowment Committee, and Cemetery Committee.
Director of Administrative Services
Director of Lifelong Faith FormationBJens@StMatthias-Milw.Org
Brian Jens grew up at St. Matthias Parish. He is an alumnus of St. Matthias School in 2004. While attending Pius XI Catholic High School Brian was very involved in the youth ministry program as he was a CORE Team member for 2 years, and he attended five work camp mission trips. For college Brian attended Cardinal Stritch University where he received a Bachelor’s of Art Degree in Religious Studies in 2012. While in college Brian continued to be active in the parish serving on parish council for 4 years, and he was the liaison to the F.E.E.T. Committee. Brian continued to serve as a catechist throughout college helping in both the middle school and high school grades. Now, he serves as the Director of Lifelong Faith Formation where he serves in all areas of youth and adult formation including Christian Formation, C.I.A. Youth Group, Children’s Liturgy of the Word, and Adult Faith Formation.
Brian is very excited to bring his youthful energy and love for Christ into the parish where he hopes to meet many people, and help them discover new ways to grow in their faith.
Director of Lifelong Faith Formation
Coordinator of Life Long Formation
Mrs. Susan Booth
Susan is responsible for promoting a faith filled Catholic community committed to strong academic standards and Christian values. Our students are engaged in higher level functioning activities in an effort to foster growth and excellence in all areas of academics. She also oversees an educational staff of highly qualified professionals who are dedicated to excellence of meeting the needs of all children.
Mrs. Susan Booth
Wanda is an Aurora Parish Nurse working in a combined position with St. Matthias and Our Lady of Lourdes parishes. She has been in this position since September of 2008. She has established a Health and Wellness Ministry Committee. The team has members from both parishes. She provides and promotes health and wellness through education, health counseling, giving referrals, and empowering the congregation to be better advocates for their own mental, physical and spiritual wellness. Wanda can be contacted at 414-545-4281.
Director of Liturgy and Music
Responsibilities include, assisting the Director of Administration on day to day operations and perform all functions of payroll, Parish finance activities, financial statements for Parish, Cemetery, Endowment, Memorial and Capital Accounts, accounts payable, human resources and benefits coordinator, Administer WeShare program for online donations and basic office management duties.
Assistant to Mike and Michelle, do bank deposits, pay bills and enter WeShare payments and any other miscellaneous administration work.