Our Staff

Rev.  Ryan Hilderbrand                                                                                                                      rhilderbrand@evdio.org
Fr. Ryan Hilderbrand is a priest of the Catholic Diocese of Evansville.  He was ordained in 2009 after eight years of college and seminary formation.  In 2012 he was awarded a Licentiate in Sacred Theology from the Pontifical University of St. Mary of the Lake in Mundelein, Illinois.
   
Deacon Thomas E. Holsworth
 
Deacon Tom is married to Shirley Holsworth. He was ordained February 10, 1990. After serving at Precious Blood Parish in Jasper beginning in 1990, he became permanent deacon coordinator in 1994 for the Diocese of Evansville and Master of Ceremonies for episcopal liturgies in 2002. He was assigned to St. Mary's in 2011.
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Jane Wendholt, Parish Secretary
Office: (812) 683.2372 | Fax: (812) 683.2747
Jwendholt@evdio.org
 
The parish secretary at St. Mary's since April, 1998, Jane is married to John Wendholt, formerly of Ferdinand.  They have one daughter, Tracy, who is married to Chris Eckstein, and they reside in Jasper with their son, Myles. Jane is a lifelong resident of Huntingburg and a lifelong parishioner of St. Mary's Church. Her favorite hobby is scrapbooking.
Sr. Mary Louise Uebelhor, O.S.B., Music Minister
Office: (812) 683.2372
         mlouise@thedome.org                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Sr. Mary Louise joined our St. Mary'sstaff on April 1, 2011. Sister has served as a music minister and general music teacher for 47 years in various parishes throughout our dioceses and the motherhouse at Ferdinand.  The Benedictine sisters and priests at her "home parish,"  St Mary's and Stork Memorial Hospital played a key role in her becoming a Ferdinand Benedictine.  As a pastoral musician, she is dedicated to inviting and encouraging others to share their gift of music as a means of praising God together.         
Donnie Heim, Youth Director (812) 639.0731    dheim@evdio.org                   Donnie has been a life long member of St. Mary's. He is currently beginning his 3rd year as St. Mary's Youth Director. Donnie Graduated from Southridge High School in 1991.  He attended Indiana University where he received a BS in Elementary Education.  Donnie has been a Volunteer Firefighter for the Huntingburg Fired Department for 14 years. Donnie has one beautiful daughter named Meredith.  Donnie's hobbies include backpacking and wood working....(((Every Wednesday during the Religious Education school year, from 6:00-7:15 there is a Youth group meeting.  This meeting is for grades 8-12 and is located in the Youth area on the stage in the gym.)))                                                              
Kerry Pfaff, Maintenance (812) 683.2372
    Kerry is a lifelong member of Saint Mary's Church.He has been working at St. Mary's 16 years.  Kerry graduated from Southridge High School in 1973.  He has been married to Sherry (Meyer) for 23 years.  Kerry enjoys camping and wood working.  Kerry has used his gift of wood working to build many nice things for the Religious Education center.                                                                          
Larry Blackgrove       Housekeeping
     Larry has been a lifelong member of St. Mary's.  He worked at Kimball International for 43 years before beginning his work at St. Mary's 4 years ago.  He graduated from Huntingburg High School in 1963.  Larry is married to Annie and they have two children together: Nicholas and Tina.  They have four grandchildren:  Justin, Shana, Mitchell & Ali.  Larry enjoys fishing hunting & gardening.