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Rev.  Fr. Biju Thomas, Administrator

Fr. Biju Thomas is originally from India. He was ordained on May 3rd 2000 and came to the US in 2014 where he was assigned Associate pastor of St. Marys of Huntingburg. Then he was Associate Pastor at Sts. Peter & Paul in Haubstadt. In 2017 He was assigned as administrator of two parishes namely St. Peter, Linton and Holy Name, Bloomfield. He was assigned to St. Marys of Huntingburg in June of 2020 as Administrator. He prefers to be called Father Biju.

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Rev. Fr. Homero Rodriguez

Fr. Homero is a native of central Mexico. He emigrated to the U.S. while in High School and joined the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart in Chicago. As a missionary, he studied Philosophy and Theology in San Antonio, Texas. He was ordained to the priesthood in 2016 in Evansville, IN, and his current assignment is part time at St. Mary in Huntingburg, and part time at St. Joseph in Jasper.

Deacon Thomas E. Holsworth, Pastorial Associate      

Phone: (812) 639.0979


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.


Rachel Wright, Parish Catechetical Leader

Office: (812) 683.2372 | Fax: (812) 683.2747


Sr. Mary Louise Uebelhor, O.S.B., Music Minister

Office: (812) 683.2372  

                                                                                                                                                                    Sr. Mary Louise joined our St. Mary's staff 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                  


Donnie has been a lifelong member of St. Mary's. 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 Fire 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.)                              

Nick Wagner, Maintenance Supervisor

(812) 683.2372    


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.  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.

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  Angela Mathies  , Parish Secretary

Office: (812) 683.2372 | Fax: (812) 683.2747

Angela has always loved the welcoming atmosphere and hometown feel of St Mary's.  She grew up just down the street from St Mary's and has enjoyed the beautiful view of the church all of her life. She was also baptized, confirmed and married at St Mary's.

Angela and her husband Kevin live in St Anthony, they have two grown daughters Ashley Meiring of Huntingburg and Lauren Verkamp of St Anthony and three grandchildren, Olivia, Ella and Ethan. 


Angela enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and camping in her spare time.


She has previously held office management positions in both Michigan and Indiana and has spent the last 20 + years in the travel industry. She is very excited to be working at St Mary's and looks forward to getting to know everyone.