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      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