Meet Our Pastor and Parish Ministers (personal contact info)

Fr. Phil Egitto was born in New York City.  He came to Florida when he was 17 and attended the University of Florida, where he received his Master's and Specialist Degree in Counselor Education.  After graduation he went to Seminary for one year at St. Meinrad in Indiana.  After St. Meinrad he attended St. Mary Seminary and University in Baltimore, MD.  He then came back to the Diocese and served as principal of St. Paul School in Daytona Beach, FL.  He was ordained a Priest in November of 1987 and was appointed as parochial Vicar at St. John Vianney in Orlando.  After 5 years at St. John's he was appointed to St. Theresa in Titusville.  In April of 1995 he was appointed Pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes, Daytona Beach, FL.  He is presently the co-chair of the clergy for F.A.I.T.H.  He is the treasurer for the Black Clergy Alliance.  He also is on the board for World AIDs week  and  the MLK  celebration committee.

Fr. Phil Egitto


Luke Miller
Director of Parish Life/Director of Operations

JoAnn Elder was born and raised in Hialeah, Florida.  She received her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida.  While at UF she married her husband David.  Upon graduation they relocated to Orlando, Florida where they became involved in the adoption and foster care communities.  They eventually adopted all four of their children.  In 2005, JoAnn and her family moved to Daytona Beach and became members of Our Lady of Lourdes.  After receiving her Master Catechist designation through the Diocese of Orlando, Jo Ann attended Loyola University New Orleans through their Ministry Extension program and graduated with a Master's Degree in Religious Education.  JoAnn's youngest son is a senior at Fr. Lopez Catholic High School and her youngest daughter is an 8th grader at Lourdes Academy.   

JoAnn Elder
Director of Lifelong Faith Formation

Jeanine Correia, was born in Montefermiel, France. She was ten years old when she came to the United States. She lived and went to school in the city of Newark, N.J. During summer vacation in Portugal, she met her husband Manuel. They have two daughters. The family moved to Daytona in 2002. Jeanine enjoys being a mother, a wife and being with people. 
Jeanine Correia
Director of First Impressions


Rachel Powell
Director of Music and Liturgy

Rachel is a 2009 graduate of Stetson University, holding a Bachelor's Degree in music education, with a voice concentration. She is also a recent graduate of St. Joseph's College, where she earned her Master's degree in Music, with a concentration in Church Music and Liturgy. She and her husband Joey love this Church family, and look forward to raising their daughter in such a loving community.



Sean O'Dell
School Principal


Kay Thompson
Administrative Assistant/Bulletin

Doug Dupont, was born in Hialeah, FL.  He grew up in South Florida and was employed at his Parish Church, Immaculate Conception.  In 1999 he and his mother, Marie Dupont, moved to Port Orange, FL.  Marie died in 2009.  His brother lives in the area.  Doug enjoys dancing in his spare time

Doug Dupont
Property Maintenance



Leonard Cox, was born in West Virginia.  He and his wife lived in Chatanooga, TN, for 23 years working for Xerox Corporation.  He and his wife transferred to Key West, Fl, for 10 years before moving to Daytona Beach, in 1996.  He has 3 children , 2 of which live in Daytona.  He enjoys watching sports.  He began working for our parish 2006.

Leonard Cox
Facility Technician

Margaret Kelly

Linda Thale was born in Moline, IL.  She, her husband and daughter moved to Ormond Beach in 1976.  Attended the Pastoral Ministry Program through the Diocese of Orlando, her focus being Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults she was commissioned a Pastoral Minister in 1991 and was the Director of RCIA at St. Paul for 6 years.  She and her husband Gary returned to Chicago in '97 where she attended and graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, beginning her artist commissions. They returned to Ormond Beach in 2005.  Linda enjoys drawing, painting, reading and spending time with her cats.
                                                                                            Linda Thale    




(by ministry they coordinate)



Adoration/Exposition Ministry

Laura Garand


Alpha Retreat Team
Jennifer and Will Roberts

Altar Servers

JoAnn Elder


Joan Bowe

Audio/Visual Tech
Luke Miller


Assistant Facility Technician

Jake Dunnel

Bereavement Support
Pat Beaman


Bereavement Hospitality
Gail Miller

Minister to the Sick
Toni Blankenship

Charismatic Prayer Group
Valerie BomConselho


Anne Miller
Collection Counting

Jean Gotlieb
Collection Counting

Bill & Carol Rice
Special Ministers of Holy Communion


Deaf and Hard of Hearing Ministry
Lynne and Brian Seeber


Education Ministry
Sean O’Dell


F.A..I.T.H. Justice Ministry
Terre Tumminello


Faith Formation for Adults/Youth/Children

Family Life Ministry
JoAnn Elder


Finance Council
Dominick Morgese

Andrea Miller


Homeless Coalition
Art LeViness


Kitchen Ministry

Ned Breslin

Kitchen Ministry

Paddi Burke

Kitchen Ministry
Terry Ray


Marriage Prep/FOCCUS

Molly and Andy Clark


Ministry of the Word

Sr. Anne Duffy


Music Ministry
Rachel Powell

Parish Council

Judi Konczos

Plant and Gardening
Ned and Nancy Breslin


Respect Life
Carol Rice   

Religious Article Store

Ann  Wurtz and Dan Torlucchi

Rummage Center
Ann Ferrante




John and Rosemary Barbaro

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Ministry
Lynn and Brian Seeber

Sister Diocese Mission Coordinator
Sara Truhlar


St. Joseph’s Guild
Leonard Cox


St. Vincent de Paul Society
Phyliss Wys


Andy Clark


Wellness Ministry
Carol Raymond